Tennessee 3rd Volunteer Cavalry (Union)
31 Dec 1862
Participated in the Battle of Stones River at Murfreesboro, TN.
After his October 1862 defeat at Perryville in Kentucky, Gen. Braxton Bragg withdrew his army into middle Tennessee and resupplied his men near Murfreesboro.
27 Jan 1863
Tennessee 3rd Volunteer Cavalry organized at Tennessee.
15 Dec 1864
Participated in the Battle of Nashville at Nashville, Tennessee.
Despite a series of defeats in the closing days of November, 1864, Confederate Lieut. Gen. John Bell Hood continued to drag his bloodied Army of Tennessee, approximately 30,000 strong, north towards Nashville. The city was protected by 55,000 Union soldiers, which should have precluded further offensive operations, but Hood was determined and his situation was dire. Hood reached Nashville on December 2nd and staked out a position south of the city, hoping to draw the Union forces into a costly attack. Ulys…
03 Aug 1865
Tennessee 3rd Volunteer Cavalry mustered out at Tennessee.