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Re: Eli Scott Dance (1843-1945), Co. C, 1st Maryla

E Scott Dance;
Enlisted as a Private Cavalry
"C" Co. MD 1st Battn Cavalry

1st MD Cavalry Battalion Organized: Winchester, VA on 11/25/62 Mustered Out: 4/28/65 at Cloverdale, VA

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:
- Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records


E. S. Dance, Private, Company C, Maryland Cavalry, receipted for an issue of clothing September 24, 1863 at Henningsen Hospital, Richmond, Virginia, no other records

Unfiled Papers and Slips Belonging in Confederate Compiled Service Records


The 1st Battalion Maryland Cavalry was organized November 12, 1862. The designation was changed to the 1st Regiment Maryland Cavalry January 19, 1864

The July/August, 1863 muster roll appears to be the first Company C roll found in the Compiled Service Records

Company C, Record of Events July & August, 1863

July 1 reported to Genl Ewell at Gettysburg. Engaged in the support of a Battery[?]. in the evening gathered uf? arms - stragglers[?] and assisted in guarding prisoners. July 2 engaged in collecting arms & ammunition on the battle field and a portion of the Co. scouted along the York Road to ascertain the position of the enemy’s cavalry. afterwards engaged in collecting stragglers for Genl Johnson’s Division. 4th In the morning engaged in collecting stragglers and sending them to the rear. afterwards ordered ???? the Battalion to guard Genl Ewells wagon train to Williamsport nine men captured by the enemy 5th arrived at Williamsport . . . . . . .

Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations From the State of Maryland

Note, you should find a corrected version of this report in the Supplement to the Official Records

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