This questionnaire from the Ordnance Department requires every officer commanding a company or regiment of cavalry to answer the questions and return the form to the Ordance Office along with their regular quarterly return of ordnance stores.
Co. D, 2nd Regiment Tennessee Cavalry USA drilling in formation. The image shows guidon, muskets, carbines, and Colt revolving rifles. Co. D was predominantly from Blount County, possibly Cades Cove. The image has been hand-tinted.