2nd Regiment Indiana Cavalry

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2nd Regiment Indiana Volunteer Cavalry
(41st Regiment Indiana Infantry)
US flag 35 stars.svg
Flag of the United States, 1863-1865
Active September 20, 1861 to July, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Cavalry
Engagements Battle of Shiloh
Siege of Corinth
Battle of Chickamauga

The 2nd Regiment Indiana Cavalry, also designated the 41st Regiment Indiana Infantry or the 41st Regiment Indiana Volunteers, was the first complete cavalry regiment raised in the U.S. state of Indiana to fight in the American Civil War. [1]

Service[edit]

According to Frederick H. Dyer (see references) the 2nd Indiana's total service fatalities were four officers and 38 enlistees killed and mortally wounded, and three officers and 211 enlistees dead of disease.[2][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Des Moines: Dyer Publishing Co. 1908.
  2. ^ Indiana Battle Flag Commission, Indiana Battle Flags and a Record of Indiana Organizations in the Mexican, Civil and Spanish-American Wars, Indianapolis, 1929, pp .581-588.
  3. ^ Indiana Commissioners, Chickamauga National Military Park, Report of, Indiana at Chickamauga, Indianapolis: Sentinel Printing Co., 1900, p 272; pp. 275-276.

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