Napier's Battalion
Muster rolls show five companies mustered
in at Waverly, Humphreys County, Tennessee.

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Company Captains

William E. DeMoss, Company "A"
Organized December 5, 1862
with men from Davidson County. 
Reorganized February 25, 1863 to
10th Calvary Regiment Company "D"

John Minor, Company "B"
Organized December 7, 1862
with men from Montgomery County.
Reorganized February 25, 1863 to
10th Cavalry Regiment Company "E"

W.W. Hobbs, Company "C"
Organized November 10, 1862
with men from Humphreys County.
Reorganized February 25, 1863 to
 10th Cavalry Regiment Company "F"

Thomas S. Easley, Company "D"
Organized December 13, 1862 with
men from Henry and Hickman Counties.
Reorganized February 25, 1863 to
10th Cavalry Regiment Company  "G"

D. F. Alexander, Company "E"
Organized December 13, 1862
with men mainly from Henry County.
Reorganized February 25, 1863
to 10th Regiment Company "H"
 

Note: The 10th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment was
organized February 25, 1863 by the consolidation
of Cox's and Napier's Battalions. In February 1865
they were consolidated with the 11th Tennessee
Cavalry.  In May, 1865, they were paroled as part
of the 10th and 11th Consolidated Tennessee
Cavalry Regiment at Gainesville, Alabama.

Miscellaneous from the Official Records: Series 1, VOL. 17

WEST TENN. AND NORTHERN MISS. Chapter XXIX.

AUGUST 18, 1862.-Capture of steamboats on Tennessee River.

Report of Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, U. S. Army.

TRENTON, August 21, [1862.]

Captain Dougherty, Captain Gilliam, and Captain Napier, with about 500 rebels, were on the Tennessee River, in Benton County, on Monday night last. They captured and burnt two steamboats, and attacked another, but failed to get it. This occurred between Waggoner's and Walker's Landing.

There was a force on the opposite side of the river, but could get no information as to their number.

G. M. DODGE,

Brigadier-General.

Major JOHN A. RAWLINS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

 

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