3rd Regiment Cavalry
"Bradford Dragoons"

George E. Ferguson--Co. I
Byron Kirby--F&S

Organized at Baltimore, Md., August 8, 1863, to January 9, 1864. Attached to Cavalry Reserve, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to January, 1864. Unattached, Defenses of New Orleans, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to March, 1864. District of LaFourche, Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1864. District of Morganza, Dept. of the Gulf, to August, 1864. United States forces, Mobile Bay, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1865. District of Southern Alabama, Military Division of West Mississippi, to May, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, West Mississippi, to June, 1865. Dept. of Mississippi to September, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in the Defenses of Baltimore, Md., until January, 1864. Ordered to New Orleans, La., thence to Madisonville, La., and duty there until March, 1864. Expedition to Franklinton February 1-3. Flemming's Ford, Madisonville, February 11. Ordered to Brashear City March 14 and duty there until June. At Morganza until July. Expedition to the Atchafalaya May 30-June 5. Morgan's Ferry Road June 9. Ordered to New Orleans, La., July 1. Dismounted July 7. Sailed from Algiers for Mobile Bay, Ala., August 5. Siege operations against Fort Morgan August 9-23. Capture of Fort Morgan August 23. Post duty at Dauphin's Island and in District of Southern Alabama until March, 1865. Campaign against Mobile March and April. Garrison duty at Fort Gaines until April 30. Ordered to New Orleans, La., April 30, and duty there until June. Ordered to Natchez, Miss., June 20. Duty there and In the Dept. of Mississippi until September. Mustered out at Vicksburg, Miss., September 7, 1865.

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