Units under Gen. Morgan's Command

The following is a list of units that served under Gen. John Hunt Morgan. An ancestor that  served honorably in any of the below units, either under the command of Gen. John Hunt Morgan or his brother-in-law, Gen. Basil W. Duke, qualifies a descendant for regular membership in Morgan's Men Association.



53rd Alabama Partisan Rangers


Company "A" 14th Battalion,
"Palmer's  Battery" Georgia Light Artillery

16th Georgia Cavalry Battalion ***

***(part of Vaughn's Brigade in Dept. of  West Virginia-East Tennessee, after April 1st 1864)


2nd (Duke's) KY Cavalry

4th (Giltner's) KY Cavalry

5th (Smith's) KY Cavalry

6th (Grigsby's) KY Cavalry

7th (Gano's) KY Cavalry

8th (Cluke's) KY Cavalry

9th (Breckinridge's) KY Cavalry

10th (Johnson's) KY Cavalry

10th (Diamond's) KY Cavalry

11th (Chenault's) KY Cavalry

13th (Caudill's) KY Cavalry

14th (Morgan's) KY Cavalry

1st (Ward's/Kirkpatrick's) Batt. KY Cavalry

1st Batt. KY Mounted Rifles

2nd Batt. KY Cavalry

2nd Batt. KY Mounted Rifles

3rd Batt. KY Cavalry

3rd Batt. KY Mounted Rifles

Quirk's KY Scouts

Byrne's KY Horse Artillery

2nd Kentucky Infantry**

9th Kentucky Infantry**

** Those that participated in the Hartsville Raid of December 6th and 7th 1862


4th (Murray's) Tennessee Cavalry

8th (Baxter Smith's) Tennessee Cavalry (Battles at Milton; Woodbury; Readyville)

9th (Ward's) Tennessee Cavalry

 McCann's Tennessee Cavalry Battalion

 Capt. Hugh L. W. McClung's Tennessee Light Artillery Co.

Ferguson's Tennessee Partisan Rangers

Independent companies of Captains Bledsoe and McMillen

Co A, 1st (McNairy's) Tennessee Cavalry Batt.****

****Capt. Hooper Harris and a detail of 25 men from Company served as guides for Morgan
through Tenn. into Ky. (May, 1862)

 Vaughn's Brigade

(On 4/1/64 was added to Gen. Morgan command of Dept. of Western VA & East Tenn.)

Consisted of:

 1st (Carter's) Tennessee Cavalry

 3rd (Lillard's) Tenn. Mounted Infantry

 39th Tenn. Mounted Infantry

 43rd Tenn. Mounted Infantry

 59th Tenn. Mounted Infantry

 12th Tenn. Cavalry Battalion

 16th Tenn. Cavalry Battalion

 16th Georgia Cavalry Battalion

 "detachments of 60th, 61st, and 62nd Tenn. Mounted Infantry Regiments"


Two companies of Gano's Texas Rangers


64th Virginia Mounted Infantry


 Independent companies of Captains Bledsoe and McMillen.

6th Batt. Confederate Cavalry

7th Batt. Confederate Cavalry

Gen. Basil Duke
Gen. J. H. Morgan
Morgan's Units
 Enemy Units

Background music: "The John Hunt Morgan Song" Midi file from "The Borderland Collection", Copyrighted 1998; Scott K.Williams, All Rights Reserved.