Commanding officer: Captain Alexander DuVal McNairy
DuVal commanded an independent company of scouts, “Swannee Rifles”. The unit fought at Fishing Creek and Shiloh. Later unit was organized as a battalion of Partisan Rangers operating behind Union lines between the Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers from 1862 to 1865. The unit specialized in preventing railway construction. On October 18, 1864, the men of DuVal captured track workers between Sneedville and White Bluff (now Dickson).