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2 Missouri S.M. Cav.
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System
M390 roll 45
UNION MISSOURI VOLUNTEERS
2nd Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry
Organized in Missouri at large December, 1861, to
April, 1862, and by consolidation of original 2nd and 11th Regiments, State
Militia Cavalry. Attached to District of Northern Missouri, Dept. of Missouri,
to March, 1863. District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to June, 1863.
District of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to July, 1863. District of
St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to April, 1865.
August 6 (Detachment Near Stockton August 8 (Detachment). Near Bragg's Farm
September 13. Bloomfield March 1-2, 1863. Expedition from Bloomfield to Chalk
Bluff, Ark., and to Gum Slough, etc., Mo., and skirmishes March 9-15. Chalk
Bluff March 9 and 15. Gum Slough March 16. Scout to Doniphan March 19-23. Near
Doniphan March 21. Scouts from Bloomfleld to Scatterville, Ark., March 25-April
1. Chalk Bluff April 1. Operations against Marmaduke April 21-May 2.
April 26. Castor River, near Bloomfield, April 29. Bloomfield April 29-30. Chalk
Bluff, St. Francis River, April 30-May 1. Round Ponds August 1 (Detachment).
Scout from Cape Girardeau to Poplar Bluff August 9-18 (1st Battalion). Ash Hill
August 3 (Detachment). Expedition from Cape Girardeau to Pilot Knob and
Pocohontas, Ark., August 17-26. Pocohontas, Ark., August 22-23. Expedition to
Big Lake, Mississippi County, Ark., September 7-30. Expedition from Pilot Knob
to Oregon County and to Pocohontas, Ark., September 29-October 6 (Detachment).
Scout from Cape Girardeau to Doniphan and Pocohontas October 26-November 12.
Expedition from Cape Girardeau to Clarkton October 26-November 15 (Detachment).
Attack on Bloomfield and pursuit to Brown's Ferry, Ark., November 29-30. Halcom
Island February 2, 1864 (Detachment). Cape Girardeau February 5. Near Charleston
February 15 (Detachment). Near Bloomfield April 1. Scout from Bloomfield May 6.
Sykestown June 7. Near St. James June 10. Expedition from New Madrid to
Carruthersville July 5-10 (Detachment). Bloomfield July 14. Operations in
Southeast Missouri and Northeast Arkansas July 18-August 6. Scatterville, Ark.,
July 28 (Detachment). Osceola, Ark., August 2. Elkchute August 4 (Detachment).
Near Homersville and Gayoso September 8 (Detachment). Sykestown September 22.
Ironton September 26. Shut in Gap and Arcadia Valley September 26.
Pilot Knob, September 26-27 (Co. "K"). Leesburg or Harrison September 28-29 and
October 1. Scout in Pemiscot County and skirmish October 10-12 (Detachment).
Big Blue and State Line October 22.
October 23. Engagement at the Marmiton or battle of Charlot October 25.
Little Osage River, Marias des Cygnes, October 25. West Point October 26.
Operations in Mississippi County, Ark., November 5-6 (Detachment). Sikestown
November 6 (Detachment). Scout in Pemiscot County and skirmish November 13-16
(Detachment). Near New Madrid December 3 (Detachment). Cypress Swamp, near Cape
Girardeau, December 14 (Detachments). Expedition from Cape Glrardeau and Dallas
to Cherokee Bay and St. Francis River, Ark., with skirmish, December 20, 1864 -
January 4, 1865. Near Carruthersville December 30, 1864. Expedition from
Bloomfield to Poplar Bluff January 4-16 (Detachment). Expedition from Cape
Girardoau to Eleven Points River, Ark., January 24-February 22. Mississippi
County February 18 (Co. "B"). Expedition from Bloomfield into Dunklin County
March 3-7, (Detachment). Near Bloomfield March 3. Dunklin County March 4.
Bloomfield March 7 (Detachment). Scout from Cape Girardeau to Bolinger, Stoddard
and Wayne Counties March 9-15 (Co. "F"). Mustered out April 20, 1865.
SERVICE.-Walkerville, Mo., April 2 and 14, 1862. Cherry Grove June 26. Near
Newark July 7. Whaley's Mills August 1.
Regiment lost during service 18 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1
Officer and 88 Enlisted men by disease. Total 107.