Roster of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865 shows:
Galvin, James A. KY 3rd Bn.Mtd.Rifles Co.F
KENTUCKY 3RD CAVALRY BATTALION, MOUNTED RIFLES
AKA: 1ST KENTUCKY MOUNTED RIFLES
Organized with 6 companies on Nov 29, 1862.
Disbanded by Brig Gen John Echols, commanding, Dept of SW VA & E TN, at Christianburg, VA on April 12, 1865.
For more information you will need to obtain his service record.