1st Northeast Missouri Cavalry

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1st Northeast Missouri Cavalry (Confederate)
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Country  Confederate States of America
Allegiance  Missouri
Branch  Confederate States Army
Type Cavalry
Size Regiment
Nickname(s) Porter's Regiment
Engagements Battle of Cherry Grove
Battle of Memphis
Battle of Vassar Hill
Battle of Florida
Battle of Santa Fe
Battle of Moore's Mill
Battle of Newark
Battle of Kirksville
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Col. Joseph C. Porter
Maj. Elliott D. Majors
Lt. Col. William C. Blanton

1st Northeast Missouri Cavalry, or 1st NE Missouri Cavalry was a Confederate Army regiment during the American Civil War. One of the commanders was Colonel Joseph C. Porter who led 125 men through the Battle of Moore's Mill.This regiment was known for its guerrilla-warfare.

Battle of Cherry Grove[edit]

This battle was in Marion County, Missouri.

Battle of Memphis[edit]

This battle was on June 6, 1862 in Scotland County, Missouri.

Battle of Varssar Hill[edit]

This battle was on July 19, 1862 in Scotland County, Missouri.

Battle of Florida[edit]

This battle was on July 22, 1862 in Monroe County, Missouri.

Battle of Santa Fe[edit]

This battle was on July 24, 1862 in Monroe County, Missouri.

Battle of Moore's Mill[edit]

This battle was on July 28, 1862 in Callaway County, Missouri with a Union victory.

Battle of Newark[edit]

This battle was on August 1, 1862.

Battle of Kirksville[edit]

This battle was on August 6, 1862 in Adair County, Missouri with a Union victory.