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SECOND OHIO VOLUNTEER CAVALRY. THREE YEARS' SERVICE.

The 2d Regiment of Ohio Volunteer Cavalry was recruited and organized

F. Wade and Hon. John Hutchins, in the Sum- Hon. B. under the supervision mer and Fall of 1861 of to Camp Wade and , rendezvoused at years serve 3 O . and at lime , , The original strength of this Regiment at organization was 1177,

of muster out it

numbered

757.

The 2d Regiment was mustered out

Septem

ber II, Ohio.

1865, at St. Louis, Mo., and was paid and discharged at

Camp Chase,

1862, there was a detail of two officers and thirteen men from for the purpose of forming a Light Battery of Artillery. 1S63, there was an order issued by the War Department, In August, each Company, in January, And making

the detail a permanent Ohio Battery and Ohio Volunteer Light Artillery.

it

was known as the

25th Battery

The regiment has campaigned through the following States and Territory. Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee,Geor- gia, Alabama, West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia and Indian Territory. It

has marched an fought under the Sturgis, Blunt,

aggregate following Salomon,

distance

of

twenty-seven

thousand

miles.

It

general

officers:

Buell, Wright, Hunter, Denver,

Curtis,

Schofield,

Burnside,

Carter,

Gillmore,

Shackelford, Foster, Kautz, Sedgwick, Wilson, Sheridan, Mead and Grant.

Mcintosh,

Torbert, Custer,

It has served in five different armies: The Army of the Frontier, of the Mis- souri, of the Potomac, of the Ohio, and of the Shenandoah, and has fought

in ninety-seven battles and engagements.

No

official

list of engagements,

in

which this regiment bore an honorable part, Department, but the following partial research during the preparation of this work: list

has been published by the War has been compiled after careful

INDEPENDENCE, MO. PRAIRIE GROVE, ARK. CARTHAGE, MO. NEWTONIA, MO. COW HILL, ARK. WOLF CREEK, ARK. WHITE RIVER, ARK. BLOUNTSVILLE, TENN. BRISTOL, TENN. KNOXVILLE, TENN. MORRISTOWN, TENN. RUSSELVILLE, TENN. BEANOS STATION, TENN. BRANDY STATION, VA. THE WILDERNESS, VA. HANOVER C. H., VA. ASHLAND, VA. NOTTAWAY C. H., VA. STONY CREEK, VA.

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    STEUBENVILLE, KY.

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    MONTICELLO, KY. COLUMBIA, KY. PURSUIT AND CAPTURE OF MORGAN.

LOUDON BRIDGE, TENN. BLUE SPRINGS, TENN. REAM STATION, VA. WINCHESTER, VA. CHARLESTOWN, VA. BERRYVILLE, VA. OPEQUAN, VA. LURAY VALLEY, VA. WAYNESBORO, VA. BRIDGEWATER, VA. CEDAR CREEK, VA. NEW MARKET. VA. LACEY'S SPRINGS. VA.

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