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2nd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry

Organized at Camp Joe Holt and Muldraugh's Hill, Ky., September 9, 1861, to February 13, 1862. Attached to Rousseau's Brigade, McCook's Command, Army of the Ohio, October, 1861, to December, 1861. 2nd Division, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. Unattached Cavalry, 1st Corps, Army Ohio, to November, 1862. Cavalry, 1st Division, Centre 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, M. D. M., to July, 1865.

SERVICE-At Bacon Creek and Green River, Ky., till February, 1862. March to Nashville, Tenn., February 10-25, thence to Savannah, Tenn., March 31-April 7. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 7-8. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Duty at Corinth till June 10. Buell's Campaign in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee June to August March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 21-September 26. Woodburn, Ky., September 10. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-22. Near Bardstown October 4. Battle of Perryville October 8. Pursuit to Loudon October 10-22. Bloomfield October 18. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 22-November 7. Duty there till December 26. Nolensville December 20. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. At Murfreesboro till June. Expedition to McMinnville April 20-30. Wartrace Road June 13. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 24-July 7. Near Hillsborough June 29. Tullahoma July 1. Bob's Cross Roads July 1. Moore's Ford and Rock Creek Ford, Elk River, July 2. Boiling Fork, near Winchester, July 3. Expedition to Huntsville July 13-22. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River, and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Alpine, Ga., September 3 and 8. Reconnoissance toward LaFayette September 10. Neal's Gap September 17. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-21. Near Philadelphia September 27. Operations against Wheeler and Roddy September 30-October 17. Pitt's Cross Roads, Sequatchie Valley, October 2. Hill's Gap, Thompson's Cove, October 3. Murfreesboro Road, near McMinnville, October 4. McMinnville October 4. Farmington October 7. Sim's Farm, near Shelbyville, October 7. Lookout Mountain November 24 (Detachment). Mission Ridge November 25 (Detachment). March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. At Bridgeport, Ala., till May, 1864. Scouts to Caperton's Ferry March 28 (Detachment). Atlanta Campaign May to September. Near Resaca May 13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Kingston May 24. Dalton May 27. Rousseau's Raid from Decatur on West Point & Montgomery Railroad July 10-22. Ten Island Ford, Coosa River, July 14. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. McCook's Raid on Atlanta and West Point and Macon & Western Railroad July 27-31. Lovejoy Station and Smith's Cross Roads July 29. Clear Creek and near Newman's July 30. Kilpatrick's Raid around Atlanta August 18-22. Camp Creek August 18. Jonesboro August 19. Lovejoy Station August 20. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Flint River Station August 30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy's Station September 2-6. Operations against Hood in North Carolina and North Alabama September 29-November 3. Camp Creek September 30. Sweetwater and Noyes Creek, near Powder Springs, October 1-3. Van Wert October 9-10. Marietta November 6. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Lovejoy Station November 16. Griswoldsville November 22. Sylvan Grove and near Waynesboro November 27. Waynesboro November 27-28. Near Waynesboro November 28. Near Louisville November 30. Millen or Shady Grove December 1. Waynesboro December 4. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Blackville, S. C., February 7. Williston February 8. Johnson's Station February 10. Phillips Cross Roads, N. C., March 4. Monroe's Cross Roads March 8. Averysboro, Taylor's Hole Creek, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Raleigh and Moresville April 13. Chapel Hill April 15. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty at Mt. Olive, Lexington and Durham, N. C., till July. Mustered out at Camp Joe Holt, Ky., July 9-27, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 51 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 122 Enlisted men by disease. Total 179.
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