The Tennessee 1st (Carter's) Cavalry Regiment was organized in November, 1862, using what was originally the 3rd (Brazelton's), later 14th (Carter's) Tennessee Cavalry Battalion. Brazelton's Battalion was also called the 2nd Battalion and the 5th Tennessee Cavalry Battalion. Some of its members were also raised behind enemy lines, and a few had served in Thomas' North Carolina Legion. The 1st fought most of the war in Tennessee and ended with Early's Valley Campaign in Virginia. Companies Of The Tennessee 1st Cavalry Regiment Company Designations listed as the Regiment, 14th Battalion & Original Co. A B B Organized at Sulphur Springs, Rhea County. Co. B C C Organized August 7, 1861 at Cleveland, Bradley County, with men from Hamilton County. Co. C D A Organized August 3, 1861 at Athens, McMinn County. Men from McMinn and Monroe. Co. D F E Organized August 5, 1861 at Kxville, with men from Rhea, Roane and Bledsoe Counties. Co. E E D Organized August 8, 1861 at Kxville, with men from Union and Kx Counties. Co. K A F Organized July 20, 1861 at Mossy Creek, Jefferson County. Additional companies added at organization of the regiment: Co. F Organized August 10, 1862 from Claiborne County. No muster roll on file. Co. G Formerly Co. L, 64th North Carolina Infantry Regiment. Organized September 17, 1862 at Maryville, Blount County. Co. H Formerly Co. G, Thomas North Carolina Legion. Organized September 24, 1862 from Jefferson County. Co. I Formerly Co. D, Thomas North Carolina Legion. Organized September 25, 1862 in Blount County.