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2nd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry

Organized at Camp Dick Robinson and Somerset, September 28, 1861. Attached to George H. Thomas Command, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1861. 12th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to December, 1861. 12th Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the Ohio, to February, 1862. 24th Brigade, 7th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. 3rd Brigade, District of West Virginia, Dept. of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division (Centre), 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1868. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, to April, 1868. 2nd Brigade, District of Central Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 28rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to August, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to November, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, to August, 1865.

Duty at Camp Dick Robinson, Ky., till January, 1862. Battle of Mill Springs January 19. At Loudon and covering Cumberland Gap till March. Skirmishes at Big Creek Gap and Jacksborough March 14 (Co. "B"). Reconnoissance to Cumberland Gap and March 21-23. Cumberland Gap Campaign March 28-June 18. Occupation of Cumberland Gap June 18-September 17. Tazewell July 22. Skirmish near Cumberland Gap August 27. Operations at Rogers and Big Creek Gaps September 10. Evacuation of Cumberland Gap and retreat to Greenupsburg, Ky., September 17-October 3. Operations in Kanawha Valley, W. Va., till November. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., Cincinnati, Ohio, and thence to Nashville, Tenn. Duty there till January, 1863. Guard trains from Nashville to Murfreesboro, Tenn., January 2-3. Cox's or Blood's Hill January 3. Ordered to Lexington, Ky., March 11. Duty in District of Central Kentucky till August. At Somerset, Ky., May. Liberty May 25. Pursuit of Morgan July. Operations in Eastern Kentucky against Scott July 25-August 6. Burnside's Campaign in East Tennessee August, 1863, to February, 1864. Winter's Gap August 31, 1863. Expedition to Cumberland Gap September 4-9. Tazewell September 5. Capture of Cumberland Gap September 9. Carter's Station September 20, 21 and 22. Zollicoffer September 20-21 and September 24. Jonesboro September 21 and 28. Blue Springs October 5-10. Sweetwater October 10-11. Pursuit to Bristol October 11-17. Blountsville October 13-14. Bristol October 15. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 23. Near London and Stock Creek November 15. Marysville November 15. Lenoir Station November 15. Campbell's Station November 16. Defence of Cumberland Gap during siege of Knoxville November 17-December 5. Walker's Ford, Clinch River, December 5. Rutledge December 7. Clinch Mountain December 9. Moresburg December 10. Morristown December 10. Cheex's Cross Roads December 12. Russellville December 12-13. Bean's Station December 14. Rutledge December 16. Blain's Cross Roads December 16-19. New Market December 25. Operations about Dandridge and Mossy Creek December 24-28. Mossy Creek December 26. Talbot's Station December 29. Shoal Creek, Ala., January 14, 1864. Operations about Dandridge January 16-17. Kimbrough's Cross Roads January 16. Dandridge January 17. Operations about Dandridge January 26. Fair Garden January 27. Duty at Knoxville and Loudon till August, 1864. Operations against Wheeler in East Tennessee August 15-31. Duty at Knoxville and in East Tennessee till March, 1865. Ordered to Cumberland Gap March 16, and duty there till August. Mustered out August 3, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 24 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 609 Enlisted men by disease. Total 640.
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