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    Jeff Davis Legion Cavalry - Company G - "Liberty Mounted Rangers"

    The Jefferson Davis Legion Cavalry

    The Jeff Davis Legion G Company is a full member of Hood's Division
    together with the 5th Texas, 18th Georgia, 1st Tennessee, Palmetto Sharpshooters, Rowan's Artillery.

    Jeff. Davis Cavalry Legion was organized in January, 1862, using the 2nd Mississippi Cavalry Battalion as its nucleus. At that time the unit contained two Alabama, one Georgia, and three Mississippi companies. On July 11, 1864, the 4th Alabama Cavalry and Company D of Mullen's Georgia Cavalry were assigned to the legion. However, by the end of July the 4th Alabama Battalion was transferred to the Phillips Georgia Cavalry Legion. The unit served under Generals Hampton, Butler, and P.M.B. Young. The unit participated in the campaigns of the Army of Northern Virginia from Williamsburg to Cold Harbor, then was active north and south of the James River. In April, 1862, it contained 171 effectives. It lost 4 wounded at Brandy Station, and had 4 killed and 10 wounded of the 246 at Gettysburg. En route from Pennsylvania, it had 2 killed and 12 wounded, and 3 were wounded during the Bristoe Campaign. In 1865 the unit was assigned to General Logan's Brigade and surrendered with the Army of Tennessee. Its field officers were Colonel William T. Martin, Lieutenant Colonels William G. Conner and J. Fred. Waring, and Major Ivey F. Lewis and W.M. Stone.

    Events

    The Regiment currently runs events with the rest of Hood's Division on Saturdays and Sundays
    US Events are held every Saturday and Sunday Events at 8pm Eastern Time


    Hood's Division

    5th Texas Infantry Regiment: COL James
    18th Georgia Infantry Regiment: COL Polock
    1st Tennessee: 1st LT Hazard
    Palmetto Sharps Company E: CPT Gunner
    Rowan's Artillery (North Carolina): CPT Tea
    Jeff Davis Legion Company G: CPT Broos

    Company Organization

    Company CO: Captain Broos
    1st Platoon Commander: Survivor
    2st Platoon Commander: Blondie
    1stSgt: Kirby

    If you’re interested in joining up with the cavalry contact our discord names Barney#0940, Survivor#7607, Or Blondie#1673.

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    These boys are mint ok? Great guys and some of the best veteran cavalry in the community

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    USA General of the Army

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    Congrats!

    Welcome to the CSA! ! !

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    "2st platoon"

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