Civil War Wiki

Indian cavalry is the name collectively given (for lack of a better one) to the Midwest and Eastern American Indians who fought during the American Civil War, most of them on horseback and for the South.


The Cherokee Braves Flag, as flown by Stand Watie.

  • Scales'/Fry's Battalion of Cherokee Cavalry
  • Meyer's Battalion of Cherokee Cavalry
  • Cherokee Battalion of Infantry
  • Second Cherokee Artillery

Chickasaw Nation[]

  • First Regiment of Chickasaw Infantry
  • First Regiment of Chickasaw Cavalry First Colonel: William L. Hunter
  • First Battalion of Chickasaw Cavalry
  • Shecoe's Chickasaw Battalion of Mounted Volunteers

Choctaw Nation[]

  • First Regiment Choctaw & Chickasaw Mounted Rifles
  • First Regiment of Choctaw Mounted Rifles
  • Deneale's Regiment of Choctaw Warriors
  • Second Regiment of Choctaw Cavalry
  • Third Regiment of Choctaw Cavalry
  • Folsom's Battalion of Choctaw Mounted Rifles
  • Capt. John Wilkin's Company of Choctaw Infantry
  • Northwest Frontier Command of Indian Territory

Creek Nation[]

  • First Creek Mounted Rifles - Col. Daniel N. McIntosh, Commanding
    • Co. A - 2nd Lt. William McIntosh
    • Co. C - Capt. William F. McIntosh, Commanding
    • Co. G - Capt. William H. McIntosh, Commanding
    • Co. G - 2nd Lt. A.H. McIntosh
  • Second Creek Mounted Rifles - Lt. Col. Chilly McIntosh, Commanding

Seminole Nation[]

  • First Battalion Seminole Mounted Volunteers
  • First Regiment Seminole Mounted Volunteers

Osage Cavalry Battalion[]

  • First Commander: Major Broken Arm [1][2]

Native American units in the US Armed forces[]

Indian Home Guard (American Civil War)

See also[]

External links[]