Organized with an unknown number of companies. Consolidated with the 1st (Brooks'-Stirman's) Cavalry Battalion and designated Stirman's Sharpshooter Regiment on August 1, 1862. Soon broken up. Unclear if this battalion was reformed.
Major Henry W. Bridges
Assignment: Ferguson's Provisional Command 2nd Military District Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana April 1863
Battle: Greenville Expedition April 25, 1863
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