MORNING REPORT OF THE 12TH ALABAMA CAVALRY

MORNING REPORT OF THE 12TH ALABAMA CAVALRY Showing the total of rosters for the nine companies, A-I, and statements of organization by Col. Warren Stone Reese, as written, Saunders Company has never reported it was acting as escort, army Tenn The above is taken from Field Report furnished Maj Bryan by Col Reese, in Blount Co: Ala Nov 15th 1864 The Following statement of the organizations of the Batt was made by Col. Reese The Batt, was organized 2 years ago, as 12th Ala. Batt, under command of Lt. Col Hundley with six(6) companies- consolidated by Genrl. Bragg, at Murfreesbro, with 1st Ala Cav- about this time (90) ninety-men deserted- While in East Tenn, last winter the command of the 12th Ala., the order of consolidation with 1st, Ala. having been worked. The Batt was collected by Capt. Reese, and form additional companies, ? M Kinney's, Lokey's Saunders and Shephard's were assigned to it in June last making it -a regiment. By Special Order No. 93 ? Wheelers corps " Information having been recovered from War Department. the following named officers were appointed field officers of said regiment, they are ? accordingly" "on verso" Warren S Reese Col Marcellus Pointer Lt. Col A. J. Ingraham, Major On returning from Tenn I said many left without authority, the Col. being absent. absent 150 men started on said about Nov. 1st. Col. Reese was sent from ? to gather up the absentees, and is now on his way with them to the corps. Co "H Capt. M Kinney with about 75 men is near Columbus Geo. The regiment , except two companies, was raised between the Tennes-see and Coosa Rivers. Col Reese thinks that , if allowed to remain in that section 3 months, he could increase his regt to 700 men, and could then operate on the Enemy's Communications in Georgia. Saunders Co. never reported it was acting as an escort in Army of Tennessee. Morning Report and Organization of 12th Regt Alabama Cavalry Col W. S. Reese there only 9 Co's which have joined. Height 12 5/8 inches, width8 1/2 inches.

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