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2nd Regiment Iowa Volunteer Cavalry
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Iowa state flag
Active August 30, 1861 to September 19, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Cavalry
Engagements siege of Corinth
Battle of Corinth
Grierson's Raid
Battle of Franklin
Battle of Nashville

The 2nd Regiment Iowa Volunteer Cavalry was a cavalry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[]

The 2nd Iowa Cavalry was organized at Davenport, Iowa and mustered in for three years of Federal service between August 30 and September 28, 1861.

The regiment was mustered out of Federal service on September 19, 1865.

Total strength and casualties[]

A total of 2053 men served in the 2nd Iowa at one time or another during its existence.[1] It suffered 1 officer and 59 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 8 officers and 207 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 269 (275?) fatalities.[2]

Commanders[]

See also[]

  • List of Iowa Civil War Units
  • Iowa in the American Civil War

Notes[]

  1. http://iagenweb.org/civilwar/books/logan/mil602.htm Iowa Genweb Iowa in the Civil War Project after Logan, Guy E., Roster and Record of Iowa Troops In the Rebellion, Vol. 1
  2. http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/uniacav.htm#2ndcav The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959.
  3. Iowa Genweb Iowa in the Civil War Project after Logan, Guy E., Roster and Record of Iowa Troops In the Rebellion, Vol. 1

References[]

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