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First Tennessee and Alabama Independent Vidette Cavalry

Companies A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H
(southern men who served in the federal army)



The 1st Tennessee & Alabama Independent Vidette Cavalry Companies A, B, C, G, and H were formed at Stevenson and Bridgeport, Alabama to serve one year from September 10, 1863 to April 26, 1864.  At Tracey City and Nashville, Tennessee companies D, E, and F were formed from December 9, 1863 to February 24, 1864 to serve one year.  On June 16, 1864 from orders from the War Department this regiment was mustered out of service.

Photos are available for some of the men in the following companies:

Company A

Company B

Company C

Company D

  Company E 

Company F

Company G

Company H


Listings of some Burial Places


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Civil War Headstone Dedication Webb Cemetery May 27, 2012


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New Information added:
July 10, 2022 Company C: Washington Crow

Thank you for all the generous contributions to this web site!  This site would not be possible without your help!

Pictures of Andersonville Prison now

Statements made by several men in Company A about the Hunts Mill Skirmish

Documents for Company F

First Alabama Cavalry

If you have a photo and/or personal information on any of the men in this regiment and would like it to be included on this page please e-mail Sharon Martin at

I want to dedicated this page to the memory of my mother, Sue Frasier Martin,  she is the reason for this site.  She wanted to compile all the information she could on the 1st Tn and Al Vidette Cavalry, she put a lot of time in the research.  She lost her battle with breast cancer on May 16, 2013 after 7 years.