2nd Michigan Volunteer Cavalry Regiment
|2nd Regiment Michigan Volunteer Cavalry|
Michigan state flag
|Active||October 2, 1861 to August 17, 1865|
|Engagements||Battle of Perryville
Battle of Resaca
Battle of Franklin
The 2nd Michigan Cavalry was organized at Detroit, Michigan on October 2, 1861.
The regiment was mustered out of service on August 17, 1865.
Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 4 officers and 70 enlisted men killed in action or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 266 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 342 fatalities.
- The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959. Retrieved June 19, 2007.
- Michigan in the Civil War
- A hundred battles in the West: St. Louis to Atlanta, 1861-65 : the Second Michigan Cavalry, with the armies of the Mississippi, Ohio, Kentucky and Cumberland, under Generals Halleck, Sherman, Pope, Rosecrans, Thomas and others, with mention of a few of the famous regiments and brigades of the West (1884) on Internet Archive
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