Organized September 1, 1861. Attached to Dept. of Missouri to April, 1862. Steele's Command, District of Southeast Missouri, to May, 1862. 1st Division, Army of Southwest Missouri, to July, 1862. District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Missouri, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd (Cavalry) Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. Tennessee, December, 1862.
SERVICE - Duty in Missouri and guarding Iron Mountain R. R. until March, 1862. Ordered to Pilot Knob, Mo. Moved to Reeve's Station, Black River, March 23-27, thence to White River, Ark., April 19. March to Batesville, thence to Helena, Ark., May 25-July 13. Hill's Plantation, Cache River and Cotton Plant, July 7. Duty at Helena until December. Assigned to
15th Illinois Cavalry as Company H December 25, 1862.