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2nd Regiment, Missouri Infantry

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., September 10, 1861. Attached to 5th Brigade, Army of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, November, 1861, to February, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of Southwest Missouri, to May, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 5th Division, Army of Mississippi, to September, 1862. 35th Brigade, 11th Division, Army of Ohio, to October, 1862. 35th Brigade, 11th Division, 4th Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Right Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 20th Army Corps, to October, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 4th Army Corps, to October, 1864.

Moved to Jefferson City, Mo., September, 1861. Fremont's Campaign against Springfield, Mo., October 4-November 8. Moved to Rolla, Mo., November 8, and duty there till February, 1862. Curtis' Campaign against Price in Missouri and Arkansas February and March. Advance on Springfield, Mo., February 2-11. Pursuit of Price into Arkansas February 14-29. Battles of Pea Ridge, Ark., March 6, 7 and 8. March to Batesville April 5-May 3. Moved to Cape Girardeau, Mo., May 11-22; thence to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., May 23-26. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., May 27-30. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 6. At Rienzi till August 26. Moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, August 26-September 4; thence to Louisville September 17-19. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-16. Battle of Perryville, Ky., October 8. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 16-November 7, and duty there till December 26. Reconnoissance to Mill Creek November 27. Advance on Murfreesboro, Tenn., December 26-30. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. At Murfreesboro till June. Expedition toward Columbia March 4-14. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. Fairfield June 27 and 29. Estill Springs July 2. Occupation of Middle Tennessee till August 16. Reconnoissance from Cowan to Anderson July 11-14. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-20. Siege of Chattanooga September 24-November 23. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Pursuit to Graysville November 26-27. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. Campaign in East Tennessee December, 1863, to February, 1864. Charlestown, Tenn., December 28, 1863. About Dandridge January 16-17, 1864. Moved to Chattanooga, thence to Cleveland, Tenn., and duty there till May. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge and Dalton, Ga., May 8-13. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 8-9. Assigned to garrison duty at Dalton, Ga., May 14 to September. Action at Dalton August 14-15. Mustered out October 1, 1864.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 85 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 94 Enlisted men by disease. Total 188.
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