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13th  PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY
                      ( 117
TH REGIMENT )
              "THE IRISH DRAGOONS"

THIS SITE IS DEDICATED TO MY GREAT -GRANDFATHER JACOB DRUMTRA.

IN SEPTEMBER OF 1861, SECRETARY OF WAR, SIMON CAMERON, GAVE JAMES A. GALLIGHER OF PHILADELPHIA, THE AUTHORITY TO FORM A SQUADRON OF CAVALRY, TO BE KNOWN AS THE "IRISH DRAGOONS".

CLICK ON THE SITES BELOW TO LEARN ABOUT THE MEN AND THEIR SERVICE TO UNION DURING THE CIVIL WAR.

SERVICE DATES - A DATELINE OF REGIMENTAL AND COMPANY SERVICE 1862 - 65. ALSO, POST-WAR REUNION DATES.

ROSTERS BY COMPANY - NAME, RANK, DATE BEGIN, DATE OUT, REMARKS AND COUNTY FROM.
COMPANY A
    COMPANY D    COMPANY G      COMPANY K
COMPANY B
    COMPANY E    COMPANY H       COMPANY L
COMPANY C
  COMPANY F     COMPANY I      COMPANY M
UNASSIGNED
  FIELD AND STAFF

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE THIRTEENTH CAVALRY
A SONG COMPOSED BY B. W. DUGAN  - FAYETTEVILLE, NC, 1865
PERSONAL STORIES FROM THE MEN
PICTURES
RESEARCH FOR THIS SITE
REUNION
G.A.R. POSTS
LINKS


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