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1st Battalion Nevada Volunteer Cavalry __ "In the spring of 1862, recruiting for the army in the Nevada Territory began in Virginia City. These early volunteers were mustered into the 3rd California Cavalry, and occupied military posts within the territory. "  An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From wikipedia -

The Civil War in Nevada__ "From the time Nevada was given territory status until the time it was made a state, the rest of the country was in a state of civil conflict. Many of the pioneers which had migrated to Nevada in search of riches came from the south. When the south succeeded from the Union it provoked exhibitions of personal opinion and feelings that often ended up in violent confrontation." Read the whole story. - illustrated - From -

Nevada in the American Civil War __ "During the American Civil War, Nevada's entry into full statehood in the United States was expedited. Union sympathizers were so eager to gain statehood for Nevada that they rushed to send the entire state constitution by telegraph to the United States Congress..."  An encyclopedic article with links to related material. - From wikipedia -  

Union Regiments - Nevada__ Organization and service history of Nevada's military units (cavalry, artillery, infantry). - From The Civil War Archive - 



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