Historic Markers Across Alabama



The First Alabama Cavalry U.S. Army



Marker ID:  
Location: on Military Street, Hamilton, Alabama
County: Marion
Coordinates: N 34° 8.522    W 087° 59.354
  34.14203333    -87.98923333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



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The First Alabama Cavalry
U.S. Army


The First Alabama Cavalry U.S. Army
Organized July 12, 1862 - Dedicated October 20, 1865
Huntsville, Alabama
Colonel George E. Spenser, Commander

Organized by special order No. 100 by Major General Don Carols Buell of U.S. Army. Over 2000 enlisted during the existence from Blount, Fayette, Franklin, Marion, Walker, Winston, and others over 600 did not give home counties. The only regiment from Alabama.

The names of those that severed in the unit are listed on the plaque.

Erected 1977.








End of The First Alabama Cavalry U.S. Army