Organized by the consolidation of Bridges Sharpshooters Battalion and the 1st Cavalry Battalion on August 1, 1862. Soon broken up and the cavalry battalion reformed. Unclear as to whether the sharpshooter battalion was reorganized or merged into the cavalry battalion.
Colonel Ras. Stirman
Assignment: Phifer's Brigade Maury's Division Army of the West Department Number 2 August-September 1862
Grand Gulf April 29, 1863
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