|2nd Regiment Iowa Volunteer Cavalry|
Iowa state flag
|Active||August 30, 1861 to September 19, 1865|
|Engagements||siege of Corinth|
Battle of Corinth
Battle of Franklin
Battle of Nashville
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. 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.
- List of Iowa Civil War Units
- Iowa in the American Civil War
- 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
- 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.
- Iowa Genweb Iowa in the Civil War Project after Logan, Guy E., Roster and Record of Iowa Troops In the Rebellion, Vol. 1
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