14th Kentucky Cavalry
“Units of the Confederate States Army” by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit.
Organized by the consolidation of Garland’s Mississippi Cavalry Battalion (three companies), the Cavalry Battalion, Miles’ Louisiana Legion (three companies) Rhodes’ Mississippi Partisan rangers Company and Mullen’s Louisiana Scouts and Sharpshooters Company an September 14, 1863. However, Company A, Cavalry Battalion, Miles’ Louisiana Legion refused to recognize its assignment to this regiment as Company E and maintained its independence. [Source: Stewart Safaris’,” Kentucky Maryland, Missouri, The Confederate, Units and the Indian Units”.]
Formerly May’s Battalion Kentucky and Virginia Mounted Rifles – 10th Cavalry. [Source: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky, Confederate Volunteers, 1861-1866, pg. 178]
West Virginia counties contributing soldiers: McDowell