1st Provisional Regiment Of Cavalry

The following is taken from New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed. Frederick Phisterer. Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912.

Under orders of the War Department of June 17, 1865, the 10th and 24th Regiments of Cavalry were consolidated and designated as above. The consolidation took place July 10, 1865, company to corresponding company, and the new regiment was commanded by Col. Matthew H. Avery, of the 10th Cavalry. The regiment was mustered out and honorably discharged July 19, 1865, as Cloud's Mills, Va.

The following is taken from The Union army: a history of military affairs in the loyal states, 1861-65 -- records of the regiments in the Union army -- cyclopedia of battles -- memoirs of commanders and soldiers, Volume II: New York, Maryland, West Virginia and Ohio. Madison, WI: Federal Pub. Co., 1908.

First Provisional Cavalry.—Col., Matthew H. Avery; Lieut.-Col., Benjamin F. Sceva; Majs., William A. Snyder, James M. Reynolds, Mark L. Scoville. This regiment was formed by the consolidation of the loth and 24th cavalry on June 17, 1865, company corresponding to company. It was mustered out of service July 19, 1865, at Cloud's mills, Va.

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