Battle Unit Details

UNION MINNESOTA VOLUNTEERS

2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry

Overview:
Organized at Fort Snelling, Minn., December 5, 1863, to January 5, 1864. Duty there and garrison posts on Minnesota frontier till May, 1864. March to Fort Ridgley May 24-28, 1864. Sully's Expedition against hostile Indians west of the Missouri River June 5 to October 15, 1864. March to Fort Sully, Missouri River, June 5-July 1. Pursuit of Indians to the Bad Lands July 5-28. Battle of Tah kah a kuty or Killdeer Mountain July 28. Passage of the Bad Lands August 348. Action at Two Hills, Bad Lands, Little Missouri River, August 8-9. Rescue of Fiske's Emigrant train September 10-30. Engaged in frontier and patrol duty between Forts Wadsworth, Abercrombie, Ripley and Ridgley, Headquarters at Fort Snelling, till May, 1866. Mustered out Companies "B," "C," "D," "E," "F," "G," "I" and "M" November 17 to December 29, 1865, Company "A" April 2, 1866, Company "H" April 28, 1866, and Companies "K" and "L" May 4, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 4 Enlisted men killed and 3 Officers and 56 Enlisted men by disease. Total 63.
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