June 9, 1862, at the Chattahoochee river
, the Fourth regiment was composed of 926 men and 47 officers.
April 26, 1865, it surrendered 23 men.
The First regiment Florida
cavalry was composed of companies commanded by Captains Haddock
, mustered in at different times and places from the 12th of May to the 1st of July, 1861.
About the middle of August the regiment was stationed at Camp Davis, 6 miles south of Tallahassee
, in camp of instruction.
Its officers were W. G. M. Davis
, colonel; George Troup Maxwell
, and William T. Stockton
In the spring of 1862 they were ordered to Chattanooga
, where Colonel Davis
resigned and Lieutenant-Colonel Maxwell
became colonel, Major Stockton
, and Captain Footman
, acting major
. Seven of the companies voluntarily dismounted on leaving Florida
and went through the war as infantry.
The three companies that remained mounted were Company A, Captain Roberts
, afterward Capt. M. I. Coxe
; Company E, Captain Cone
, and Company F, Captain Footman
They served as scouts under Captain Footman
until April, 1863, when being dismounted they joined the other seven companies in Gen. Robert C. Trigg
's brigade, formerly commanded by Gen. William Preston
The mounted battalion participated in the battle of Richmond
, August 30, 1862, and the seven dismounted companies took part in the battle of Perryville
, October 8th, of the same year.
In the Chickamauga campaign
the regiment rendered efficient service under Col. Troup Maxwell
's brigade and subsequently was identified with the record of the Florida
brigade until the close of the war.
The Sixth regiment Florida
infantry was organized at Chattahoochee, Fla.
, in March, 1862, as State troops.
The field officers were Col. J. J. Finley
, Lieut.-Col. Angus McLean
and Maj. Daniel Kenan
The companies composing