“From Comrades of the 9th Pennsylvania Vet. Cavalry - Wilkes Barre PA”
Reverse is marked: “Meriden Silver Plate Company – Quadruple Plate”. Measures: 26 ¾” x 18 5/8”
9th Regiment Cavalry (92nd Volunteers) "Lochiel Cavalry"
Organized at Harrisburg October and November, 1861. Left State for Louisville, Ky., November 20, 1861, thence moved to Jeffersonville, Ind., and duty there until January 10, 1862. 1st Battalion at Grayson Springs, Ky.; 2nd Battalion at Calhoun, Ky., and 3rd Battalion at Bacon Creek, Ky., until March 5, 1862. Ordered to Tennessee, and 1st Battalion at Springfield, 2nd Battalion at Clarksville and 3rd Battalion at Gallatin until August, 1862. Served unattached, Army Ohio, to September, I862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Army Ohio, to November, 1862. District of Louisville, Ky., Dept. Ohio to December, 1862. District Central Kentucky, Dept. Ohio, to March, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Dept. Cumberland, to May, 1864. District of Kentucky, Dept. Ohio, to September, 1864. District of Middle Tennessee, Dept. Cumberland, to October, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army Cumberland, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to July, 1865.
Lebanon, Ky., May 4-5, 1862 (3rd Battalion). Spring Creek May 14 (3rd Battalion). Tompkinsville June 6 (3rd Battalion). Operations against Morgan July 4-28. Tompkinsville July 9 (3rd Battalion). Glasgow July 10. Paris July 19. Regiment assembled at Lebanon, Ky., August. Crab Orchard, Ky., August 22. Frankfort September 2. Near Perryville October 6-7. Doctor's Fork October 7. Perryville October 8. Carter's Raid from Winchester, Ky., to East Tennessee and Southwest Kentucky December 20, 1862, to January 5, 1863. Passage of Moccasin Gap December 29. Watauga Bridge, Carter's Station and Union December 30. Carter's Depot December 31. Watauga River January 1, 1863. Jonesville, Va., January 2. Union January 15. Reconnaissance from Franklin February 21. Thompson's Station, Spring Hill, March 4-5 (Detachment). Expedition from Franklin to Columbia March 8-12. Thompson's Station March 9. Rutherford Creek March 10-11. Spring Hill March 19. Near Thompson's Station March 23. Little Harpeth River March 25. Near Franklin March 31. Davis Mills April 5 (Detachment). Thompson's Station May 2. Franklin June 4-5. Triune June 9 and 11. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Eaglesville and Rover June 23. Middleton June 24. Guy's Gap and Fosterville June 27. Capture of Shelbyville June 27. Bethpage Bridge, Elk River, July 2. Expedition to Huntsville July 13-22. Jonesboro July 12. Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Rawlingsville September 5. Stevenson, Ala., September 7. Reconnaissance from Alpine, Ga., toward Rome September 10-11. Alpine September 12. Dirt Town, Lafayette Road, September 12. Chattooga River September 12. Reconnaissance from Lee and Gordon's Mills toward Lafayette and skirmish September 13. Battle of Chickamauga, Ga., September 19-20. Buck Town Tavern, near New Market, October 12. Sparta November 24-26 and December 9. On road to Coosaville, Cumberland Mountain, December 9. Operations about Dandridge and Mossy Creek December 24-28. Dandridge, Tenn., December 24. Talbot Station December 28. Mossy Creek, Talbot Station, December 29. Bend of Chucky Road, near Dandridge, January 16, 1864. Operations about Dandridge January 16-17. Dandridge January 17. Fair Garden January 27. McNutt's Bridge January 27. Veterans on furlough April-May. Operations against Morgan May 31-June 20. Defense of Frankfort June 10. Duty in District of Kentucky until September. Lawrenceburg September 6. Readyville, Tenn., September 6. Woodbury September 10. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 3. Camp Creek September 30. Sweetwater and Noyes Creek, near Powder Springs, October 1-3. Lafayette, Ga., October 12. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Lovejoy Station November 16. East Macon November 20. Gordon November 21. Clinton November 21-23. Griswoldsville November 22. Sylvan Grove November 27. Waynesboro November 27-28. Near Louisville November 29. Millen or Shady Grove November 30. Waynesboro December 4. Briar Creek December 7. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Johnson's Station February 10-11. Phillips Crossroads March 4. Rockingham March 7. Averysboro, N. C., March 16. Bentonville March 19-21. Morrisville and occupation of Raleigh April 13. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty at Lexington, N. C., until July. Mustered out July 18, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 66 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 155 Enlisted men by disease. Total 229.
Inventory Number: IDE 117