Military Units Formed in Nebraska

1st Regiment Cavalry - 2839 men
1st Battalion Cavalry - 493 men
2nd Regiment Cavalry - 1696 men
1st Regiment Infantry
1st Regiment Veteran Infantry
Independent Company Omaha Scouts - 90 men
Independent Company "A" Pawnee Scouts - 154 men
Curtis Horse

Eight units were formed in Nebraska for service in the Civil War. You will find many men who served who were formerly Confederate soldiers and had taken the Oath of Allegiance and were enlisted here to fight against the Indians rather than face prison.

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