Regimental Battles and Engagements 1836 – Present

SECOND SEMINOLE WAR; Florida, Georgia 1836-1842

One officer of the 2d Dragoons was killed in action during the Second Seminole War, and five died from disease and climate. Twenty non-commissioned officers, musicians, and privates were killed in action, while one-hundred ninety-two died from disease.

1836

  • March 31 – Oloklikaha, on Withlacoochie River, Fla. Det. 2d Dragoons.
  • May 15 – North Oaklands, Fla. Co. D, 2d Dragoons.

CARNEY, Hiram; enlisted: December 10, 1835, Lancaster, by Capt. Boyce; born: Montgomery, Pennsylvania; age: 23 yrs; occupation: shoemaker; hazle eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6¼”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; discharged: November 3, 1836, St. Augustine, Florida, pension certificate; rank: private; wounded: May 15, 1836, North Oaklands, Florida.

STRAW, William; enlisted: January 11, 1836, Boston, by Lieut. Wheelock; born: Ware, New Hampshire; age: 22 yrs; occupation: carpenter; grey eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; discharged: November 17, 1836, disability for pension; wounded May 15, 1836, North Oaklands, Florida.

  • May 20 – Between Micanopy and Fort Drane, Fla. Det. Co. D, 2d Dragoons.

HYDE, John; enlisted: January 1, 1836, Boston, Massachusetts, by Lieut. Wheelock; born: New York, New York; age: 29 yrs; occupation: blacksmith; grey eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’6¼”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; died: May 20, 1836; shot by the enemy on the road from Micanopy to Fort Drane, Florida.

  • June 9 – Micanopy, Fla., 3/4 mile east of. Co. D, 2d Dragoons.

HODGES, John; enlisted: January 9, 1836, Baltimore, Maryland, by Cpt. Hawkins; born: Anne Arundel, Maryland; age: 23 yrs; occupation: currier; light blue eyes, light brown hair, light complexion, 5’6”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; died: June 10, 1836; mortally wounded in action June 9, 1836 at Micanopy and died June 10, 1836 at Fort Drane.

WEEKS, David P.; enlisted: December 11, 1835, Boston, by Lieut. Wheelock; born: Marlborough, Massachusetts; age: 21 yrs; occupation: carpenter; blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’8½”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; discharged: August 8, 1836, Micanopy, Florida, disability; wounded June 9, 1836, Micanopy, Florida; pension order February 10, 1852.

  • July 18 – Fort Drane, Fla. Det. Co. D, 2d Dragoons.

JACOBS, John; enlisted: November 21, 1835, Frederick, by Major Young; born: Newark, New Jersey; age: 32 years; occupation: currier; grey eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’10¾”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; killed by Indians July 18, 1836, Fort Draine [Drane], East Florida.

  • July 19 – Welika Pond, Fla. Det. Co. D, 2d Dragoons.

HACKETT, Patrick; enlisted: November 9, 1835, Baltimore, by Capt. Hawkins; born: Tipparary [Tipperary], Ireland; age: 22 yrs; occupation: laborer; hazle eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5’8”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; died July 20, 1836; mortally wounded July 19, 1836 in battle; [Welika Pond, Florida].

HOLMES, William; enlisted: January 15, 1836, New York, New York, by Cpt. Wharton; born: Boston, Massachusetts; age: 22 yrs; occupation: butcher; hazle eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; died: July 21, 1836; mortally wounded in battle July 19, 1836, Welika Pond, Florida.

O’BRYON, William; enlisted: December 15, 1835, Baltimore, by Capt. Hawkins; born: Queen Ann [Queen Anne], Maryland; age: 26 yrs; occupation: printer; blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7½”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; discharged: July 26, 1837, Fort Gilleland, Florida, pension certificate; wounded in action July 19, 1836, Welika, Florida; pension order July 2, 1852.

PHILLIPS, William A. B.; enlisted: September 18, 1835, Boston, by Capt. Wharton; born: Charlotte, Vermont; age: 24 yrs; occupation: farmer; blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8¼”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; deserted: September 28, 1835; apprehended: January 18, 1836; discharged: July 9, 1837, Fort Marion, Florida, pension certificate; wounded July 19, 1836 at Micanopy, Florida; January 18, 1836, enlisted in E Battery, 1st Artillery as W. A. Barton [while a deserter from 2d Dragoons, and was apprehended].

  • August 21 – Fort Drane, Fla., 10 miles from Micanopy. Det. Co. D, 2d Dragoons.

1837

  • February 8 – Attack of Camp Monroe, Fla., (head of Monroe Lake, St. John’s River). Co’s E, G, and H, 2d Dragoons.

ASKE, William; enlisted: December 16, 1836, New York, New York, by First Lieut. William W. Tompkins, 2d Dragoons; born: Dublin, Ireland; age: 28 yrs; occupation: laborer; grey eyes, black hair, light complexion, 5’5½”; Company E, 2d Dragoons; died: June 17, 1837, St. Augustine, Fla.; wounded in action February 8, 1837, Fort Mellon, Fla.

ELWARD, John D.; enlisted: July 26, 1836, Troy, by Lieut. O’Neale; born: Rome, New York; age: 27 yrs; occupation: harness maker; blue eyes, [no hair color listed], red complexion, 5’7”; Company E, 2d Dragoons; deserted: September 28, 1836; apprehended: September 29, 1836; discharged July 26, 1839, Fort Columbus, New York, expiration of service; rank: private; wounded in action February 8, 1837, Fort Mellon, Florida.

STEVENS, John R.; enlisted: September 20, 1836, New York, by Capt. Tompkins; born: Kinderhook, New York; age: 21 yrs; occupation: house painter; hazle eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’7”; Company E, 2d Dragoons; deserted: June 19, 1837; wounded in action, February 8, 1837, Ft. Mellon, Florida.

WHITE, James; enlisted: October 27, 1836, New York, by Capt. Tompkins; born: Devonshire, England; age: 19 yrs; occupation: trunk maker; grey eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7¼”; Company H, 2d Dragoons; discharged: September 30, 1839, Fort Columbus, New York, by order; rank: private; pension order September 26, 1851; wounded February 8, 1837, at the attack of Fort Mellon [Camp Monroe], Florida.

  • September 10 – Mosquito Inlet, near St. Augustine, Fla. Det. Co’s E, F, and H, 2d Dragoons.

1838

  • January 24 – Indian Crossing of Lochahatchie, Fla. Co’s A, B, D, E, G, I, K, 2d Dragoons.
  • June 17 – Kanapaha Prairie, Fla. Det. Co’s C, F, 2d Dragoons.

A[?????], John; enlisted: January 9, 1837, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieut. Bullock; born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; age: 25 yrs; occupation: Mason; dark eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’5½”; Company C, 2d Dragoons; discharged: October 1, 1838, Fort Gilleland, E. Fla, certificate of pension; rank: private; wounded in action with the Indians June 17, 1838, at Kanapaha Prairie near Newnansville, Florida.

  • August 16 – Near Fort Norton, Ga. Det. Co. F, 2d Dragoons.

LEBICK, Jacob; enlisted: December 15, 1836, New York, by Capt. Tompkins; born: Germany; age: 24 yrs; occupation: shoemaker; blue eyes, dark brown hair, light complexion, 5’9¼”; Company F, 2d Dragoons; discharged: April 15, 1838, Fort Heileman, Florida, pension certificate; rank: private; wounded by the Indians August 16, 1838; [2d Dragoon battle credits – August 16, 1838, near Fort Gordon, Georgia; Detachment, Company F, 2d Dragoons][discharge date is prior to wound date].

NORTON, William L.; enlisted: November 5, 1836, Philadelphia, by Lieut. Graham; born: Litchfield, Connecticut; age: 21 yrs; occupation: carpenter; grey eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8¼”; Company F, 2d Dragoons; died August 16, 1838; shot by Indians while escorting train from Camp Wilds to Trader’s Hill, Georgia; rank: corporal.

1839

  • July 23 – Caloosahatchee River, Fla., trading house on, 7 miles above Charlotte Harbor. Det. Co’s A, C, D, E, F, 2d Dragoons. Of the 19 Dragoons in the detachment, 11 were killed and two wounded. Lt Col Harney escaped. Sgt Simmons was captured and put to death three months later “in a most cruel manner”. Another trooper surrendered after three days in the swamps. After enduring several months as a communal slave, he was beaten to death by the squaws using pine knots.

BEDFORD, John J.; enlisted: September 17, 1837, Albany, by Maj. Young; born: Surry, England; age: 21 yrs; occupation: gardener; hazle eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion, 5’9”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; deserted: September 5, 1838; apprehended: January 4, 1839; killed by Indians: July 23, 1839, Caloosahatchee River, Florida; rank: private.

BIGELOW, John; enlisted: January 19, 1837, New York, by Capt. Tompkins; born: Boston, Massachusetts; age: 21 yrs; occupation: hostler; blue eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion, 5’9”; Company E, 2d Dragoons; killed by the Indians, July 23, 1839, on the Caloosee Hatchee [Caloosahatchee River], East Florida; rank: sergeant.

BROWN, Charles; enlisted: November 7, 1836, Petersburg, by Lieut. Bryant; born: Gordonville, New Jersey; age: 21 yrs; occupation: cooper; dark eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’10”; Company A, 2d Dragoons; killed by Indians July 23, 1839, Colooseehatchee [Caloosahatchee] River, Florida; rank: private.

JEFTS, John; enlisted: December 27, 1836, Providence, by Lieut. Lawton; born: Billerica, Massachusetts; age: 26 yrs; occupation: musician; blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’9¾”; Company F, 2d Dragoons; killed by the Indians, July 23, 1839, on the Coloosehatchee [Caloosahatchee], Florida; rank: private.

LUTHER, Job; enlisted: December 20, 1836, Providence, by Lieut. Lawton; born: Swanzey [Swansea], Massachusetts; age: 23 yrs; occupation: blacksmith; grey eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7¼”; Company C, 2d Dragoons; died of wounds August 23, 1839, Fort Brooke, Florida; rank: private; wounded July 23, 1839, Caloosahatchee River, Florida.

MEE, James Edward; enlisted: October 2, 1836, Philadelphia, by Capt. Miles; born: Worcester, England; age: 25 yrs; occupation: farrier; grey eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’11”; Company F, 2d Dragoons; killed by the Indians July 23, 1839, Caloosahatchee, Florida; rank: private.

NICHOLAS, Horace; enlisted: January 17, 1837, Providence, by Lieut. Lawton; born: Pawtucket, Rhode Island; age: 25 yrs; occupation: carpenter; blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’7½”; Company C, 2d Dragoons; died July 23, 1839, on the Caloosahatchee River, East Florida, killed by Indians; rank: private; pension orders June 27, 1853 and No. 46,336 January 30, 1854.

SIMMONS, Job; enlisted: February 11, 1837, Providence, by Lieut. Lawton; born: Tiverton, Rhode Island; age: 21 yrs; occupation: farmer; hazle eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’9”; Company C, 2d Dragoons; died July 23, 1839, Coloosahatchee [Caloosahatchee] River, Florida, killed by Indians; rank: sergeant; [Sgt. Simmons was actually captured and put to death three months later “in a most cruel manner”].

THOMPSON, Robert; enlisted: July 17, 1837, New York, by Capt. Dimick; born: Dumfreishire [Dumfriesshire], Scotland; age: 24 yrs; occupation: carpenter; blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8½”; Battery E, 2d Artillery and Companies A and F, 2d Dragoons; died July 23, 1839, Coloosehatchie [Caloosahatchee River], Florida, killed in action; rank: private; pension orders No. 2066 July 25, 1859 and No. 302,758 September 12, 1859.

WHITE, Richard; enlisted: December 8, 1836, Petersburg, by Lieut. Bryant; born: Chesterfield, Virginia; age: 19 yrs; occupation: farmer; grey eyes, brown hair, brown complexion, 5’11”; Company F, 2d Dragoons; died July 23, 1839, on the Caloosahatchee, Florida, killed by the Indians; rank: private.

1840

  • January 23-24 – Near Fort Preston, Fla. Det. Co. E, 2d Dragoons.

JARVIS, Albert H.; enlisted: August 14, 1837, Buffalo, by Capt. Wright; born: New York, New York; age: 21 yrs; occupation: tinsmith; hazle eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’8”; Company I, 2d Dragoons; wounded January 23, 1840; discharged: May 13, 1840, Fort Fanning, East Florida, certificate for pension; rank: private.

MAGNUS, Henry E.; enlisted: October 16, 1839, New York, by Capt. Beall; born: Germany; age: 32 yrs; occupation: soldier; blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’9”; Company E, 2d Dragoons; discharged: June 30, 1840, Fort Preston, Middle Florida, certificate of disability; rank: private; wounded by the Indians January 24, 1840, near Sweet Water, Florida.

  • April 10 – Near Fort Wool, Fla. Co. I, 2d Dragoons.
  • July 16 – Near Fort Russell, Fla. Det. Co. I, 2d Dragoons.

NICKERSON, John; enlisted: September 18, 1837, Buffalo, by Capt. Wright; born: Massachusetts; age: 18 yrs; occupation: laborer; blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’9”; Company I, 2d Dragoons; discharged: September 18, 1840, Picolata, East Florida, expiration of service; rank: private; wounded July 16, 1840 [near Fort Russell, Florida]; [re-enlisted October 8, 1840].

  • July 24 – Wekiva River, Fla. Det. Co’s A, F, 2d Dragoons.

CHILDS, Isaac; enlisted: December 31, 1839, Fort Heileman, by Lieut. Asheton; born: Cincinnata [Cincinnati], Ohio; age: 29 yrs; occupation: soldier; hazle eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’9”; Company A, 2d Dragoons; died July 24, 1840, We-he-wa [Wekiva] River, Florida, killed by Indians; rank: private.

  • December 2-24 – The Everglades, Fla. Det. Co’s A, B, D, F, H, K, 2d Dragoons.

ATLER, William N.; enlisted: August 23, 1840, Fort Heileman, by Lieut. Asheton; born: Ranselear [Rensalear], New York; age: 24 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, sandy hair, ruddy complexion, 5’10”; Company H, 2d Dragoons, died December 10, 1840, Florida everglades, killed in action; rank: private; [campaign of December 2-24, 1840, Companies A, B, D, F, H and K, 2d Dragoons].

1841

  • September 29 – Fort Russell, Fla., 12 miles north of. Det. Co. B, 2d Dragoons.

HOOD, Edward; enlisted: October 8, 1839, New York, by Capt. Beall; born: Notaway [Nottoway], Virginia; age: 28 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8”; Company B, 2d Dragoons; discharged: February 16, 1842, Fort White, East Florida, pension; rank: private; wounded September 29, 1841, near Fort Russell, Florida.

1842

  • April 19 – Big Hammock of Pilaklikaha, Fla. Co. K, 2d Dragoons.

ROBERTS, Thomas G.; enlisted: September 21, 1840, Fort Heileman, by Lieut. Asheton; born: Coventry, England; age: 30 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, black hair, florid complexion, 5’6”; Company K, 2d Dragoons; discharged: November 27, 1842, Fort King, Florida, certificate for pension; rank: private; was wounded April 19, 1842 [battle of Big Hammock, Pilaklakaha, Florida].

WANDELL, Augustus R.; enlisted: October 12, 1839, New York, by Capt. Beall; born: Troy, New York; age: 29 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’5”; Company K, 2d Dragoons; died April 19, 1842, Pilaklikaha [Pilaklakaha] Hammock, Florida, killed by Indians; rank: private; pension order May 18, 1852.

1843, March 5 – redesignated 2d Regiment of Riflemen and dismounted.
1844, March 4 – redesignated 2d Regiment of Dragoons and remounted.

WAR WITH MEXICO; Texas, Mexico 1846-1847

1846

  • April 25 – La Rosita, Mexico. Co’s C, F, 2d Dragoons.

CORNWELL, George W.; enlisted: May 8, 1845, Albany, by Lieut. Wessills; born: Sussex, Delaware; age: 22 yrs; occupation: farmer; grey eyes, dark brown hair, dark complexion, 5’6¾”; Company D, 3rd Infantry and Company C, 2d Dragoons; deserted: November 23, 1845; apprehended: February 18, 1846; discharged: [day and month not listed], 1847, Puebla, Mexico, disability; wounded in an engagement with the Mexicans April 25, 1846 [Arosia, Texas]; rank: [not listed].

DURGIN, Richard; enlisted: July 19, 1842, Boston, by Lieut. Johnston; born: Sanbarton [Sanbornton], New Hampshire; age: 20 yrs; occupation: stonecutter; blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’9½”; Companies D and C, 2d Dragoons; deserted: August 23, 1844; apprehended: August 30, 1844; discharged: July 19, 1847, Puebla, Mexico, expiration of service; rank: [not listed]; wounded in an engagement with the Mexicans April 25, 1846.

FITZGERALD, James; enlisted: November 11, 1844, New Orleans, by Lieut. Winship; born: Ireland; age: 21 yrs; occupation: laborer; blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7½”; Company F, 2d Dragoons; died April 25, 1846, three miles above Arosia, Texas, killed in an engagement with the Mexicans; rank: private.

HAGUE, Isaac; enlisted: April 7, 1842, Fort Braden, by Capt. Thornton; born: Cavan, Ireland; age: 27 yrs; occupation: laborer; grey eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’9”; Company F, 2d Dragoons; died April 25, 1846, three miles above Arosia, Texas, killed in an engagement with the Mexicans; rank: private.

HEALY, Jeremiah; 3rd enlistment: April 1, 1845, Fort Jesup, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Columbia, Maine; age: 30 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’5”; Company F, 2d Dragoons; died April 25, 1846, three miles above Arosia, Texas, killed in an engagement with the Mexicans; rank: private.

MERRITT, Edward; enlisted: August 15, 1842, New York, by Capt. Darling; born: West Chester [Westchester], New York; age: 27 yrs; occupation: comb maker; hazle eyes, brown hair, sallow complexion, 5’8½”; Companies H and C, 2d Dragoons; discharged: November 3, 1848 [1846?], Matamoras, Mexico, disability; rank: private; wounded in an engagement with the Mexicans April 25, 1846.

MCGUIRE, John; enlisted: May 27, 1842, New York, by Capt. Darling; born: Boston, Massachusetts; age: 21 yrs; occupation: moulder; blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’8 ½”; Company C, 2d Dragoons; died April 25, 1846, three miles above Arosia, killed in an engagement with the Mexicans; rank: private.

MURRY, Lewis; 2nd enlistment: February 24, 1842, Fort Fanning, by Capt. Thornton; born: Litchfield, Connecticut; age: 22 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6”; Companies F and B, 2d Dragoons; discharged: February 24, 1847, mouth of Rio Grande, expiration of service; rank: private; wounded April 25, 1846 in an engagement with the Mexicans.

NEGLE, John; 3rd enlistment: April 23, 1845, Fort Jesup, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Cork, Ireland; age: 35 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’7½”; Company F, 2d Dragoons; died April 25, 1846, three miles above Arosia, Texas, killed in an engagement with the Mexicans; rank: private; [Company H, 2nd Infantry 1837-40; Company F, 2d Dragoons 1840-45].

SHAW, William; enlisted: August 19, 1844, Fort Jesup, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Montreal, Canada; age: 23 yrs; occupation: farmer; hazle eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’9½”; Company F, 2d Dragoons; died April 25, 1846, three miles above Arosia, Texas, killed in an engagement with the Mexicans; rank: corporal.

SMITH, George W.; 2nd enlistment: May 21, 1844, Fort Jesup, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Boston, Massachusetts; age: 34 yrs; occupation: soldier; blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8”; Company F, 2d Dragoons; died April 25, 1846, three miles above Arosia, Texas, killed in an engagement with the Mexicans; rank: 1st sergeant.

TREDO, Javier [Zavier]; 2nd enlistment: October 5, 1844, Fort Jesup, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Canada; age: 35 yrs; occupation: soldier; blue eyes, sandy hair, dark complexion, 5’7”; Company C, 2d Dragoons; died April 25, 1846, three miles above Arosia, killed in an engagement with the Mexicans; rank: sergeant.

WILLIAMS, John; enlisted: January 24, 1846, New Orleans, by Lieut. Arnold; born: New York, New York; age: 28 yrs; occupation: laborer; hazle eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’11½”; Company C, 2d Dragoons; discharged: November 3, 1846, Matamoras, Mexico, disability for pension; rank: private; wounded in an engagement with the Mexicans April 25, 1846.

  • May 8 – Palo Alto, Texas. Co’s B, C, D, E, F, H, K, 2d Dragoons.

DOWNEY, Edward; enlisted: June 26, 1841, New York, by Lieut. Darling; born: Dublin, Ireland; age: 22 yrs; occupation: clerk; grey eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6½”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; discharged: June 26, 1846, Camp Twiggs, Texas, expiration of service; rank: sergeant; wounded in action May 8, 1846, Palo Alto, Mexico.

GARDNER, George; enlisted: November 27, 1844, Fort Jesup, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Donegal, Ireland; age: 22 yrs; occupation: laborer; grey eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’10”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; deserted: March 17, 1849; wounded in action May 8, 1846, Palo Alto.

HARTMAN, John; enlisted: July 14, 1842, New York, by Capt. Darling; born: Gilmanton, New Hampshire; age: 30 yrs; occupation: seaman; blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6½”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; discharged: July 14, 1847, Monterey, Mexico, expiration of service; rank: private; wounded in action May 8, 1846, Palo Alto; pension order February 27, 1860.

KNEPP, Lazarus; enlisted: March 1, 1845, New Orleans, by Lieut. Saunders; born: Mifflin, Pennsylvania; age: 18 yrs; occupation: musician; brown eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion 5’4½”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; discharged: September 15, 1846, Fort Polk, Texas, certificate of pension; rank: [not listed]; wounded in action May 8, 1846, Palo Alto.

MILTON, Edward; 2nd enlistment: June 14, 1845, New Orleans, by Lieut. Winship; born: New York, New York; age: 30 yrs; occupation: soldier; blue eyes, auburn hair, light complexion, 5’5”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; discharged: September 15, 1846, Fort Polk, Texas, surgeon’s certificate; rank: [not listed]; wounded in action May 8, 1846 at Palo Alto; [Company H, 1st Dragoons 1840-45].

  • May 9 – Resaca de la Palma, Texas. Co’s B, C, D, E, F, H, K, 2d Dragoons.

ATHATRON, William; enlisted: May 8, 1845, New Orleans, by Lieut. Saunders; born: England; age: 30 yrs; occupation: laborer; hazle eyes, auburn hair, ruddy complexion, 5’9”; Company B, 2d Dragoons; died May 9, 1846, Resaca de la Palma, Texas, killed in action; rank: private.

BATES, George; 2nd enlistment: January 19, 1845, Fort Jesup, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Germany; age: 33 yrs; occupation: soldier; blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”; Company E, 2d Dragoons; died May 9, 1846, Resaca de la Palma, killed in action; rank: private.

CANTWELL, Thomas L.; 3rd enlistment: April 1, 1845, New Orleans; by Lieut. Winship; born: Huntingdon, Pennsylvania; age: 31 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, dark hair, ruddy complexion, 5’8”; Company E, 2d Dragoons; died: May 9, 1846, Resaca de la Palma, killed in action; rank: private; [1st Artillery 1837-1840, sergeant major; 1st and 3rd Artillery, 1840-44, quartermaster sergeant].

DAVIDSON, William; enlisted: May 7, 1845, Detroit, by Lieut. Deas; born: Queens, Ireland; age: 25 yrs; occupation: turner; blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’10”; Company E, 5th Infantry and Company D, 2d Dragoons; discharged: November 13, 1846, Matamoras, Mexico, disability; rank: private; wounded in action May 9, 1846, Resaca de la Palma.

FLICKINGER, Philip; enlisted: November 1, 1844, Fort Jesup, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Germany; age: 21 yrs; occupation: shoemaker; black eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion, 5’5½”; Company D, 2d Dragoons and Company A, 1st Dragoons; discharged: November 1, 1849, San Diego, California, expiration of service; rank: private; wounded in action May 9, 1846, at Resaca de la Palma.

MALONEY, Patrick; 2nd enlistment: June 1, 1844, Fort Jesup, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Limerick, Ireland; age: 30 yrs; occupation: butcher; grey eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’9”; Company B, 2d Dragoons; discharged: June 1, 1849, Camp Croghan, Texas, expiration of service; rank: private; wounded in action May 9, 1846 at Resaca de la Palma; [Company E, 3rd Infantry 1838-43].

MANNING, James; enlisted: July 15, 1845, Fort Jesup, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Patterson, New Jersey; age: 23 yrs; occupation: tailor; blue eyes, red hair, fair complexion, 5’2½”; Company E, 2d Dragoons; died May 9, 1846, Resaca de la Palma, killed in action; rank: private.

MCNABB, James Jr; 2nd enlistment: September 22, 1844, Fort Jesup, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Tyrone, Ireland; age: 17 yrs; occupation: musician; grey eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; deserted: August 20, 1845; apprehended: November 5, 1845; deserted: July 4, 1847; wounded in action May 9, 1846 at Resaca de la Palma.

MULEY, John Daniel; 3rd enlistment: December 22, 1841, Baton Rouge, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Rouen, France; age: 30 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, black hair, sallow complexion, 5’7¾”; Companies D, E, and K, 2d Dragoons; discharged: December 22, 1846, while on furlough, expiration of service; rank: sergeant; wounded in action May 9, 1846, Resaca de la Palma; [Company C, 1st Infantry 1825-30; Company K, 4th Infantry 1832-37].

PARPA, Frederick; enlisted: June 4, 1845, Jefferson Barracks, by Lieut. Bicknell; born: Germany; age: 24 yrs; occupation: wagon maker; blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7½”; Company E, 2d Dragoons; died May 9, 1846, Resaca de la Palma, killed in action; rank: private.

TUCKER, Lewis H.; 3rd enlistment: January 20, 1846, New Orleans, by Capt. Arnold; born: Windsor, Vermont; age: 27 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 6’2”; Company B, 2d Dragoons; died May 9, 1846, Resaca de la Palma, Texas, killed in action; rank: private.

WATKINSON, Abel; enlisted: February 9, 1846, New Orleans, by Capt. Arnold; born: Pemberton, New Jersey; age: 26 yrs; occupation: coach maker; grey eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7½”; Company E, 2d Dragoons and Company A, 1st Dragoons; discharged: February 9, 1851, San Luis Rey, California, expiration of service; rank: sergeant; wounded in action May 9, 1846, Resaca de la Palma.

WILSON, Charles; 2nd enlistment: June 11, 1845, Fort Jesup, by Lieut. Whittlesey; born: England; age: 26 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’7½”; Company E, 2d Dragoons; died: May 9, 1846, Resaca de la Palma, killed in action; rank: private.

  • May 12 – Santa Fe, Mexico. Co. A, 2d Dragoons.

PORTER, William; 2nd enlistment: March 20, 1845, Fort Jesup, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Leicestershire, England; age: 24 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’9”; Company A, 2d Dragoons; died May 12, 1847, Vera Cruz, of wounds received at Santa Fe; rank: private.

  • May 18 – Matamoras, Mexico. Co’s B, C, D, E, F, H, K, 2d Dragoons.
  • September 21-23 – Monterey, Mexico. Co’s B, C, D, E, 2d Dragoons.
  • December 29 – Santa Rosa Pass, Mexico. Co’s D, E, 2d Dragoons.

BOWDEN, William H.; enlisted: July 31, 1844, New Orleans, by Lieut. Winship; born: New York, New York; age: 28 yrs; occupation: comedian; dark eyes, dark hair, ruddy complexion, 5’10”; Company D, 2d Dragoons, Company I, 3rd Infantry, Battery C, 1st Artillery, and Battery G, 3rd Artillery; deserted: July 15, 1845; apprehended: July 19, 1845; deserted: November 23, 1846; apprehended: November 29, 1846; deserted: November 29, 1848; apprehended: January 25, 1849; discharged: July 31, 1849, expiration of service, dishonorably; rank: private; wounded in battle September 21, 1846, Monterey, Mexico.

EDWARDS, John; enlisted: May 13, 1846, New York, by Lieut. Sibley; born: New York; age: 21 yrs; occupation: workman; blue eyes, dark brown hair, light complexion, 5’5”; Companies K and F, 2d Dragoons; died October 19, 1846, Monterey, Mexico, from gunshot wound received in battle September 21, 1846; rank: private; [see muster roll of camp of Battery C, 3rd Artillery for September and October 1846].

TUCKER, Ischer B.; enlisted: December 25, 1844, New Orleans, by Lieut. Winship; born: Daton [Dayton], Ohio; age: 19 yrs; occupation: tailor; hazle eyes, black hair, ruddy complexion, 5’6”; Company F, 2d Dragoons, Companies B, D, and A, 3rd Infantry; deserted: July 11, 1845; apprehended: [month and day not listed], 1846; deserted: December 10, 1848; apprehended: [month and day illegible], 1849; discharged: December 25, 1849, at camp near Pecos River, Texas, expiration of service; rank: private; wounded in battle September 23, 1846, at Monterey.

1847

  • February 22-23 – Buena Vista, Mexico. Co’s D, E, 2d Dragoons.
  • March 9-28 – Vera Cruz, Mexico (including Puente de Moreno and Madelin). Co’s A, B, C, F, I, K, 2d Dragoons.

NICHOLSON, James H.; enlisted: August 1, 1846, Fredericksburgh [Fredericksburg], by Lieut. Saunders; born: Fredericksburgh [Fredericksburg], Virginia; age: 20 yrs; occupation: shoemaker; blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’7½”; Company F, 2d Dragoons; died March 25, 1847, Puente de Moreno, Mexico, killed in action; rank: corporal.

  • April 2 – Antigua, Mexico. Det. Co’s A, B, C, K, 2d Dragoons.
  • April 15 – Between National Bridge and Vera Cruz. Co. I, 2d Dragoons.

MARHEINEKA, Franz; enlisted: January 3, 1846, Austin, by Maj. Beall; born: Germany; age: 24 yrs; occupation: laborer; grey eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’5½”; Company I, 2d Dragoons; died April 15, 1847, while riding express from National Bridge to Vera Cruz; rank: private.

MORAN, John; 2nd enlistment: September 16, 1844, Fort Washita, by Maj. Beall; born: Ireland; age: 27 yrs; occupation: soldier; brown eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’6”; Company I, 2d Dragoons; died April 15, 1847, killed whilst riding express from National Bridge to Vera Cruz; rank: private; [I was unable to locate 1st enlistment].

  • April 17-18 – Cerro Gordo, Mexico. Co’s A, B, C, F, I, K, 2d Dragoons.
  • May 12 – Santa Fe, Mexico. Det. Co’s A, B, C, K, 2d Dragoons.

KELEHAN, John; enlisted: July 8, 1846, Boston, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Ireland; age: 28 yrs; occupation: laborer; hazle eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8”; Company C, 2d Dragoons; died May 12, 1847, Santa Fe, Mexico, killed in action; rank: private.

PORTER, William; 2nd enlistment: March 20, 1845, Fort Jesup, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Leicestershire, England; age: 24 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’9”; Company A, 2d Dragoons; died May 12, 1847, Vera Cruz, of wounds received at Santa Fe; rank: private.

SHLUE, William; enlisted: August 11, 1846, Baltimore, by Capt. Ker; born: Brunswick, Germany; age: 22 yrs; occupation: weaver; hazle eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8”; Company K, 2d Dragoons; died May 12, 1847, Vera Cruz, wounds received in action; rank: private.

  • June 11-12 – National Bridge, Mexico. Co. B, 2d Dragoons.
  • June 20 – Pass of Le Hoya, Mexico. Co’s A, B, C, K, 2d Dragoons.
  • July 30 – San Juan de Los Llanos, Mexico. Co. F, 2d Dragoons.
  • August 18-20 – San Antonio, Contreras, and Churubusco, Mexico. Co’s A, B, C, F, I, K, 2d Dragoons.
  • September 8 – Molino Del Rey, Mexico. Co’s A, B, C, F, I, K, 2d Dragoons.

BROWN, William; 2nd enlistment: January 2, 1845, New Orleans, by Lieut. Winship; born: Ireland; age: 33 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’7”; Company B, 2d Dragoons; died September 8, 1847, Molino del Rey, killed in action; rank: private; [Company I, 1st Dragoons 1839-44].

JACOBUS, Aaron; enlisted: January 16, 1847, New York, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Newark, New Jersey; age: 19 yrs; occupation: laborer; blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5”; Company A, 2d Dragoons; died September 8, 1847, Molino del Rey, killed in action; rank: private.

JANSEN, John; enlisted: July 1, 1846, New York, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Denmark; age: 23 yrs; occupation: butcher; blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7”; Company F, 2d Dragoons; died September 8, 1847, El Molino del Rey, killed in action; rank: private.

KLAUS, Jacob; enlisted: December 2, 1845, San Antonio de Bexar, by Capt. Howe; born: Nulstrop, Germany; age: 34 yrs; occupation: tailor; hazle eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’5”; Companies G and A, 2d Dragoons; died September 21, 1847, City of Mexico, of wounds received at Molino del Rey; rank: private.

LANE, George; enlisted: April 17, 1847, Vera Cruz, by Lieut. Oakes; born: Boston, Massachusetts; age: 23 yrs; occupation: painter; blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’5”; Company C, 2d Dragoons; died September 8, 1847, battle of Molino del Rey, Mexico, killed in action; rank: private; pension order March 12, 1853; [a war man].

LANSING, William C.; enlisted: December 21, 1844, Fort Jesup, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Rensselaer, New York; age: 22 yrs; occupation: dentist; blue eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’11”; Companies E and I, 2d Dragoons; died September 8, 1847, Molino del Rey, Mexico, killed in battle; rank: private.

ULLENBROCK, Bernhard; enlisted: July 4, 1845, Jefferson Barracks, by Lieut. Hamilton; born: Hanover; age: 25 yrs; occupation: sadler [saddler]; hazle eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’6½”; Companies F and B, 2d Dragoons; died September 8, 1847, Molino del Rey, Mexico, killed in action; rank: private.

USNER, William; enlisted: June 17, 1844, New Orleans, by Lieut. Lowry; born: Hesse, Germany; age: 26 yrs; occupation: druggist; blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7”; Company K and Band, 2d Dragoons; died September 22, 1847, City of Mexico, of wounds received September 8, 1847; rank: private.

WESTERFELD, Caspar; enlisted: May 15, 1846, New York, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Prussia; age: 25 yrs; occupation: mason; black eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’5”; Company F, 2d Dragoons; died September 12, 1847, Tacabaya [Tacubaya], Mexico, of wounds received in battle September 8, 1847; rank: private.

ZINK, Nicholas; enlisted: December 4, 1846, New York, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Germany; age: 22 yrs; occupation: cooper; grey eyes, light brown hair, sallow complexion, 5’4”; Company A, 2d Dragoons; died November 9, 1847, City of Mexico, wounded at Molino del Rey; rank: private.

  • September 12-14 – Chapultepec and City of Mexico, Mexico. Co’s A, B, C, F, I, K, 2d Dragoons.

KAMIENSKY, Ladislas; 2nd enlistment: December 16, 1842, Baton Rouge, by Capt. Ker; born: Poland; age: 32 yrs; occupation: soldier; hazle eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7¼”; Company K, 2d Dragoons; died September 13, 1847, City of Mexico, killed in action; rank: sergeant.

  • September 13-October 12 – Puebla, Mexico, siege of. Det. Co. K, 2d Dragoons.

CORNWELL, Edward; enlisted: January 15, 1847, New York, by Lieut. Sibley; born: New York, New York; age: 22 yrs; occupation: seaman; grey eyes, sandy hair, fair complexion, 5’7”; Company K, 2d Dragoons; died September 22, 1847, Puebla, Mexico, killed in the siege of Puebla; rank: private.

  • November 2 – Aqua Frio, Mexico. Det. Co’s D, E, H, 2d Dragoons.

KEAS, James; enlisted: January 23, 1847, New York, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Limerick, Ireland; age: 21 yrs; occupation: carpenter; blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’9½”; Company E, 2d Dragoons; died November 2, 1847, Agua Fria, Mexico, killed in action; rank: [not listed]; [a war man].

WARD, Robert; enlisted: June 24, 1844, Fort Jesup, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Portsmouth, England; age: 18 yrs; occupation: laborer; blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’4”; Companies H and D, 2d Dragoons; died November 2, 1847, between Maria and Monterey, Mexico, killed in action; rank: private.

WOODS, John; enlisted: September 2, 1846, New York, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Cavan, Ireland; age: 29 yrs; occupation: laborer; grey eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8½”; Company H, 2d Dragoons; died November 2, 1847, Aquia Frio [Agua Fria], Mexico, killed in action; rank: private.

MORMON CAMPAIGN – INDIAN WARS; Texas, New Mexico, Nebraska, Utah 1849-1860

1849

  • November 21 – Near Fort Lincoln, on the Rio Saco River, Texas. Det. Co. G, 2d Dragoons.

MCCANN, James; enlisted: August 21, 1848, New York, by Lieut. Graham; born: Longford, Ireland; age: 24 yrs; occupation: soldier; blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 6’0”; Company G, 2d Dragoons; died November 21, 1849, near Fort Lincoln, Texas, shot by an Indian; rank: farrier.

1850

  • March 3 – Chacon Creek, Texas. Det. Co. C, 2d Dragoons.

CATON, Michael; enlisted: June 27, 1849, New Orleans, by Maj. Cady; born: Limerick, Ireland; age: 26 yrs; occupation: farmer; blue eyes, light brown hair, dark complexion, 5’8”; Company C, 2d Dragoons; died March 3, 1850, Chicon [Chacon] Creek, Texas, shot by Indians; rank: private; pension order [illegible].

  • May 20 – Frio Pass, near Leona, Texas. Det. C, 2d Dragoons.
  • July 8 – Near Laredo, Texas. Co. G, 2d Dragoons.
  • July 26 – Headwaters Canadian or Red River, New Mexico. Co. K, 2d Dragoons.
  • August – On Nueces River, Texas. Det. Co. C, 2d Dragoons.
  • August 12 – Between the Nueces and Rio Grande Rivers, Texas. Co. G, 2d Dragoons.

1851

  • October – Near Fort Inge, Texas. Det. Co. C, 2d Dragoons.

1852

  • January 24-February 19 – Near Laguna, on Jornado del Muerto River, New Mexico. Co’s D, E, K, 2d Dragoons.

COLLINS, Andrew; 2nd enlistment: November 18, 1848, New York, by Maj. Kearny; born: Cork, Ireland; age: 27 yrs; occupation: soldier; blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7”; Company D, 2d Dragoons; died February 19, 1852, on the Jornada del Muerto, New Mexico, in action with Indians; rank: private; [I was unable to locate 1st enlistment].

DARLEY, Thomas A.; enlisted: August 6, 1848, Baltimore, by Capt. Hardee; born: Alexandria, Virginia; age: 31 yrs; occupation: cooper; grey eyes, auburn hair, light complexion, 5’7¾”; Company K, 2d Dragoons; died January 25, 1852, on the Jornada del Muerto, killed in action with the Indians; rank: private; pension order No. [number and date illegible].

JOYCE, Patrick; enlisted: July 14, 1848, Philadelphia, by Capt. Chilton; born: Limerick, Ireland; age: 28 yrs; occupation: soldier; blue eyes, brown hair, sallow complexion, 5’9½”; Company K, 2d Dragoons; died January 25, 1852, on the Jornada del Muerto, killed in action with Indians; rank: private.

LUTHI, Samuel; 2nd enlistment: June 23, 1849, New York, by Maj. Kearny; born: Berne, Switzerland; age: 23 yrs; occupation: soldier; hazel eyes, light hair, ruddy complexion: 5’7”; Company E, 2d Dragoons; died January 24, 1852, near Laguna, New Mexico, by Indians; rank: private; [I was unable to locate previous enlistment].

  • February 5 – Near Camp Dunn, Texas. Det. Co. C, 2d Dragoons.

1853

  • March 23 – Clear Fork, Brazos River, Texas. Company I, 2d Dragoons.

BAKER, William T.; 2nd enlistment: October 8, 1851, Fort Graham, by Maj. Sibley; born: Chicago, Illinois; age: 24 yrs; occupation: soldier; blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7”; Company I, 2d Dragoons; died March 23, 1853, on the Clear Fork of the Brazos, Texas, killed by the Indians; rank: private; pension order May 18, 1853.

1854

  • March 5 – Cangillon River, New Mexico. Co. H, 2d Dragoons.

BELL, James; enlisted: March 23, 1853, Philadelphia, by Lieut. Pleasonton; born: Londonderry, Ireland; age: 23 yrs; occupation: tailor; blue eyes, sandy hair, ruddy complexion, 5’7½”; Company H, 2d Dragoons; died March 5, 1854, on the Canadian River, New Mexico, in an affray with Apache Indians; rank: private.

  • March 12 – Near Fort Arbuckle, New Mexico. Det. B, 2d Dragoons.
  • April 8 – Grande Canyon of the Ojo Caliente River, New Mexico. Co. H, 2d Dragoons.
  • June 30 – South of Fort Union, near Moro River, New Mexico. Co. D, Det. Co. K, 2d Dragoons.

1855

  • January 19 – Penasco River, New Mexico. Co. B, 2d Dragoons.

HENNIGS, John; enlisted: June 21, 1854, New York, by Maj. Graham; born: Oxted, Germany; age: 32 yrs; occupation: farmer; blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8”; Company B, 2d Dragoons; died January 19, 1855, on the Penasco River, New Mexico, killed in action with Indians; rank: private.

  • September 3 – Blue Water or Ash Hollow, Nebraska. Co’s D, E, H, K, 2d Dragoons.

FINCK, George; enlisted: January 10, 1855, Cincinnati, by Lieut. Garrard; born: Woodenburgh, Germany; age: 28 yrs; occupation: butcher; hazel eyes, dark hair, florid complexion, 5’7½”; Company K, 2d Dragoons; died September 6, 1855, on Blue Water River, Nebraska Territory, of wounds received in action; rank: private.

LYALL, Alexander; enlisted: November 1, 1854, St. Louis, by Lieut. Radford; born: Aberdeen, Scotland; age: 22 yrs; occupation: blacksmith; hazel eyes, black hair, sallow complexion, 5’7½”; Company K, 2d Dragoons; died September 3, 1855, Blue Water River, Kansas Territory, killed in action; rank: private.

MCDONALD, Charles; enlisted: August 14, 1854, Philadelphia, by Lieut. Burns; born: Mayo, Ireland; age: 26 yrs; occupation: carpenter; grey eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’6”; Company K, 2d Dragoons; died September 3, 1855, from wounds received on Blue Water River, Kansas Territory, killed in action; rank: private.

RIDER, Marshall V.; enlisted: October 13, 1854, Nashville, by Lieut. Chapman; born: McMinn County, Illinois; age: 21 yrs; occupation: farmer; blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’10½”; Company K, 2d Dragoons; died September 3, 1855, Blue Water River, Kansas Territory, missing in action, supposed killed; rank: private.

WELSH, William; enlisted: April 25, 1855, Fort Leavenworth, by Capt. Steele; born: Galway, Ireland; age: 22 yrs; occupation: painter; blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7”; Company K, 2d Dragoons; died September 14, 1855, Fort Grattan, of wounds received in action; rank: private.

1859

  • August 13 – Devil’s Gate Canyon, near Box Elder, Utah. Co. G, 2d Dragoons.

1860

  • July 11 – Blackwater Springs, near Bent’s Ford, Nebraska. Det. Co’s C, K, 2d Dragoons.
  • October 13-28 – Southern Base of Black Rock, near Cold Springs, Navajo Country, New Mexico. Co’s G, I, 2d Dragoons.

CIVIL WAR; Virginia, Missouri, Tennessee, New Mexico, Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia 1861-1864

1861

  • July 21 – Bull Run, Manassas, Virginia. Co. K, 2d Dragoons.

1861, August 3 – redesignated 2d Cavalry.

  • August 10 – Wilson’s Creek, near Springfield, Missouri. Co. C, 2d Cavalry.

1862

  • February 12-16 – Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Co. C, 2d Cavalry.
  • February 21 – Valverde, New Mexico. Co. G, 2d Cavalry.

BRIEDE, Emil; enlisted: March 22, 1858, New York, by Capt. Wallen; born: Cassel, Germany; age: 27 yrs; occupation: bartender; blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6½”; Company H, 10th Infantry and Company G, 2d Dragoons; died February 21, 1862, battle of Val Verde, New Mexico, killed in action; rank: private.

COOK, Samuel A.; enlisted: March 19, 1858, Boston, by Lieut. McArthur; born: Burlington, Vermont; age: 23 yrs; occupation: teamster; blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’8”; Companies I and G, 2d Dragoons; died February 21, 1862, battle of Val Verde, New Mexico, killed in action; rank: private.

COURTNEY, James; enlisted: March 7, 1860, Baltimore, Maryland, by Lieut. Magruder; born: New York, New York; age: 28 yrs; occupation: gas fitter; blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’7¾”; Company G, 2d Dragoons; died February 21, 1862, Val Verde, New Mexico, killed in action; rank: private.

DRISCOLL, John; enlisted: April 9, 1858, Boston, by Lieut. McArthur; born: Cork, Ireland; age: 21 yrs; occupation: blacksmith; blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’7”; Company G, 2d Dragoons; died February 21, 1862, battle of Val Verde, New Mexico, killed in action; rank: private.

ECKELS, Joseph; enlisted: February 10, 1858, Richmond, by Lieut. Robertson; born; Lancaster, Pennsylvania; age: 21 yrs; occupation: laborer; hazel eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8¾”; Company G, 2d Dragoons; died February 22, 1862, Fort Craig, New Mexico, from wounds received at Val Verde, New Mexico; rank: private.

MCTAGUE, Thomas; enlisted: June 27, 1857, Boston, by Lieut. McArthur; born: Hollstown [Holliston], Massachusetts; age: 21 yrs; occupation: boot maker; hazel eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7½”; Company G, 2d Dragoons; died February 21, 1862, at the Battle of Val Verde, New Mexico, killed in action; rank: private.

MURRAY, Patrick; enlisted: May 2, 1857, Albany, by Lieut. Johnston; born: Waterford, Ireland; age: 33 yrs; occupation: mason; grey eyes, light hair, ruddy complexion, 5’6½”; Companies K and G, 2d Dragoons; died February 21, 1862, Battle of Val Verde, New Mexico, killed in action; rank: private.

O’BRIEN, Michael; 2nd enlistment: March 14, 1861, Taos, New Mexico, by Lieut. Walker; born: Cork, Ireland; age: 28 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’6”; Company G, 2d Dragoons; died February 21, 1862, Battle of Val Verde, New Mexico, killed in action; rank: private.

PHILIPS, John; enlisted: March 29, 1860, Albany, New York, by Lieut. Chambliss; born: Newbridge, Ireland; age: 25 yrs; occupation: laborer; hazel eyes, dark hair, ruddy complexion, 5’9¾”; Company G, 2d Dragoons; died February 21, 1862, Val Verde, New Mexico, killed in action; rank: private.

  • April 5-May 4 – Siege of Yorktown, Virginia. Co’s A, B, D, E, F, H, K, 2d Cavalry.
  • April 6-7 – Pittsburg Landing (Shiloh), Tennessee. Co. C, 2d Cavalry.
  • May 23-24 – Hogan’s and near New Bridge, Virginia. Co’s H, K, 2d Cavalry.
  • June 27 – Gaines’ Mill, Cold Harbor, or the Chickahominy, Virginia, Seven Days (including Golding’s and Garnett’s farms). Co’s A, B, D, E, F, H, K, 2d Cavalry.
  • June 30-July 2 – Malvern Hill, Virginia (also called Crew’s or Poindexter’s farm, including Turkey Bridge and Malvern Cliff). Co’s A, B, D, E, F, H, K, 2d Cavalry.
  • August 31 – Between Centerville and Germantown, Virginia. Co’s E, H, 2d Cavalry.

1863

  • April 13-May 10 – Stoneman’s raid, Virginia (skirmishes near Kellyville, Brandy Station, Culpeper, Raccoon Ford, Rapidan Station, Louisa Court House, South Anna Bridge, Ashland, Fleming’s (Shannon’s) Crossroads, Tunstall’s Station, Ashland-Church and Thompson’s Crossroads). 2d Cavalry.

BUTTERWORTH, James; enlisted: December 24, 1862, Washington, D.C., by Capt. Starr; [no personal information listed]; Company G, 2d Cavalry; missing in action May [day not listed], 1863; rank: [none listed].

COX, Daniel; 2nd enlistment: November 14, 1862, New York, New York, by Lieut. Webb; born: Roscommon, Ireland; age: 30 yrs; occupation: soldier; hazel eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’5½”; Company A, 2d Cavalry; missing in action May 11, 1863 while returning from General Stoneman’s raid; [no further entries listed].

DENISON, Daniel; 2nd enlistment: October 24, 1862, Pleasant Valley, Maryland, by Lieut. McQuesten; born: Chicago, Illinois; age: 19 yrs; occupation: butcher; black eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7”; Company F, 2d Cavalry; died: April 20, 1863, camp near Kelly’s Ford, Virginia, of wounds received in battle; rank: private; [balance of enlistment, transferred from volunteers, unit illegible].

DIMOND, William T.; 2nd enlistment: October 25, 1862, Alexandria, Virginia, by Capt. Starr; born: England; age: 24 yrs; occupation: harness maker; brown eyes, sandy hair, light complexion, 5’7½”; captured May 3, 1863; see 6060-D-1888; [no further information listed; transferred from Company B, 5th New Jersey Volunteers; captured during Stoneman’s raid, Virginia].

HALING, Dallas M.; 2nd enlistment: November 24, 1862, Washington, D.C., by Capt. Starr; born: North Brookfield, New York; age: 18 yrs; occupation: farmer; blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’3¼”; Company B, 2d Cavalry; missing in action at [illegible] Orange City, Virginia, while on Gen. Stoneman’s raid, May 1, 1863; no record as a prisoner of war; [no further entries listed] [transferred from New York Volunteers, company and regiment illegible].

  • June 9 – Beverly Ford, Virginia. 2d Cavalry.

DEFONT, Henry; 2nd enlistment: October 21, 1862, near Harper’s Ferry, Maryland, by Lieut. McQuesten; born: Paris, France; age: 26 yrs; occupation: [illegible]; blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’5”; Company E, 2d Cavalry; missing in action June 9, 1863 at Beverly Ford, Virginia; [rank not listed] [transferred from volunteers; unable to locate unit].

HAYES, Martin; enlisted: January 4, 1859, Albany, by Lieut. Chambliss; born: Nassau, New York; age: 21; occupation: farmer; blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’5½”; Company K, 2d Dragoons; missing in action June 9, 1863; prisoner of war records furnish no information.

HOAG, Edwin B.; enlisted: May 6, 1861, Taos, New Mexico, by Lieut. Walker; born: [illegible], New York; age: 24 yrs; occupation: stone mason; blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’8”; Company G, 2d Dragoons; missing in action, June 9, 1863; no record as prisoner of war.

  • June 19 – Aldie, Virginia. 2d Cavalry.
  • June 21-22 – Upperville (including Middleburg and Ashby’s Gap), Virginia. 2d Cavalry.
  • July 1-3 – Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (including Fairfield and skirmishes July 4). 2d Cavalry.

FITZGERALD, Edwin; 4th enlistment: October 17, 1859, Camp Floyd, Utah, Territory, by Capt. Steele; born: Ireland; age: 32 yrs; occupation: soldier; blue eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’5½”; Company A, 2d Dragoons; missing in action since the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3, 1863.

GAHR, Michael; 2nd enlistment: October 27, 1862, Alexandria, Virginia, by Capt. Starr; born: Germany; age: 26 yrs; occupation: brewer; blue eyes, blonde hair, dark complexion, 5’8”; Company B, 2d Cavalry; died July 6, 1863, Frederick City, Maryland, of wounds received in action at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania; rank: private; [transferred from volunteers, unable to locate unit].

  • July 6 – Williamsport, Maryland. 2d Cavalry.

HALEY, Owen E.; enlisted: December 27, 1862, Washington, D.C., by Capt. Starr; [no personal information listed]; Company L, 2d Cavalry; missing in action July 6, 1863; see roll July and August 1863 for prisoner of war records; [no further entries listed].

  • July 7-12 – Boonsborough and vicinity, Maryland. 2d Cavalry.

BUCKHARDT, John; 3rd enlistment: August 25, 1860, Fort Kearny, Nebraska Territory, by Capt. Anderson; born: Hanover, Germany; age: 31 yrs; occupation: soldier; blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’9”; Company C, 2d Dragoons; died July 15, 1863, Boonsboro, Maryland, from wounds received; rank: corporal.

STEVENSON, Samuel; enlisted: February 11, 1863, Washington, D.C., by Capt. Starr; born: Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania; age: 22 yrs; occupation: farmer; hazel eyes, sandy hair, fair complexion, 5’8½”; Company M, 2d Cavalry; missing in action July 11, 1863, Boonsboro, Maryland; rank: private.

WORDEN, P. B.; enlisted: January 22, 1863, Washington, D.C., by Capt. Starr; born: Beaver County, Ohio; age: 41 yrs; occupation: farmer; grey eyes, light brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6½”; Company M, 2d Cavalry; died July 9, 1863, Boonsboro, Maryland, killed in action; rank: corporal.

  • July 9-11 – Near Funkstown, Maryland. 2d Cavalry.

DAILY, John P.; enlisted: October 29, 1862, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, by Capt. Rodenbough; [no personal information listed]; Company A, 2d Cavalry; missing in action July 10, 1863, Funkstown, Maryland; rank: private.

ENGEL, Rudolph; 2nd enlistment: October 27, 1862, Alexandria, Virginia, by Capt. Starr; born: Germany; age: 24 yrs; occupation: saddler; grey eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”; Company D, 2d Cavalry; died July 10, 1863, near Funkstown, Maryland, killed in action; rank: private; [transferred from Company B, 5th Zouaves New York Volunteers].

  • July 14 – Falling Water, Maryland. 2d Cavalry.
  • July 21-22 – Manassas Gap or Wapping Heights, Virginia. 2d Cavalry.

MOONEY, Michael; 2nd enlistment: July 26, 1862, New York, New York, by Lieut. Webb; born: Derry, Ireland; age: 26 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6½”; Company F, 2d Cavalry; died July 22, 1863, Manassas Gap, Virginia, killed in action; rank: private; [Company A, 5th Infantry 1857-62].

  • August 1-4 – Brandy Station, Virginia (including Rappahannock Station and Culpeper). 2d Cavalry.

FITZSIMONS, Phillip; 2nd enlistment: October 21, 1862, Harper’s Ferry, Maryland, by Lieut. McQuesten; born: Cavan County, Ireland; age: 26 yrs; occupation: laborer; blue eyes, red hair, florid complexion, 5’8”; Company E, 2d Cavalry; died August 12, 1863, Camp Buford, D.C., of wounds received at Brandy Station, Virginia; rank: private; [transferred from Company C, [regiment illegible] New York Volunteers].

MANNING, Rodney A.; 2nd enlistment: October 27, 1862, Alexandria, Virginia, by Capt. Starr; born: Bedford, New Hampshire; age: 24 yrs; occupation: mechanic; hazel eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8½”; Company B, 2d Cavalry; died August 1, 1863, Brandy Station, Virginia, killed in action; rank: private; [transferred from volunteers, unit illegible].

MCCULLOUGH, John; 2nd enlistment: October 21, 1862, camp near Harper’s Ferry, Maryland, by Lieut. McQuesten; born: Essex County, New York; age: 18 yrs; occupation: farmer; blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’7”; Company E, 2d Cavalry; died August 1, 1863, Brandy Station, Virginia, killed in action; rank: private; [transferred from New York Volunteers, company and regiment illegible].

PIERSEN, Charles; 2nd enlistment: October 27, 1862, Alexandria, Virginia, by Capt. Starr; born: Cumberland County, New Jersey; age: 21 yrs; occupation: oysterman; grey eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’11”; Company D, 2d Cavalry; missing in action August 2, 1863, near Brandy Station, Virginia; rank: private; [transferred from Company F, 5th New Jersey Volunteers].

ROBINSON, John; 2nd enlistment: August 5, 1860, Fort Garland, New Mexico, by Lieut. Walker; born: Mackinaw, Michigan; age: 19 yrs; occupation: musician; black eyes, dark brown hair, dark complexion, 4’9”; Company I, 2d Dragoons; died August 1, 1863, Brandy Station, Virginia, killed in action; rank: bugler.

  • August 5 – Rappahannock Station, Virginia. 2d Cavalry.
  • November 8Culpeper and Muddy Run, Virginia. 2d Cavalry.
  • November 26-December 2 – Mine Run campaign, Virginia (including Morton’s Ford, Racoon Ford, Locust Grove, New Hope Church, Parker’s Store, and Rapidan River). 2d Cavalry.

1864

  • May 5-7 – The Wilderness, Virginia (embracing all combats known as the Wilderness, Parker’s Store, Craig’s meeting house, Brock Road, Todd’s Tavern, and The Furnaces). 2d Cavalry.

CALLAHAN, Charles; 3rd enlistment: February 26, 1864, Mitchell’s Station, Virginia, by Capt. Rodenbough; born: Centre County, Pennsylvania; age: 23 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’7½”; Company K, 2d Cavalry; missing in action, May, 7, 1864; no further record.

SMITH, Charles; 2nd enlistment: January 24, 1863, Memphis, Tennessee, by Lieut. Lewis; born: Hanover, Germany; age: 31 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, red hair, ruddy complexion, 5’9”; Company C, 2d Cavalry; died May 7, 1864, near Spotsylvania Court House, killed in action; rank: private.

  • May 8 – Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia. 2d Cavalry.

HOOD, Frederick; enlisted: May 15, 1861, Fort Leavenworth, by Lieut. Merritt; born: Tyrone, Ireland; age: 22 yrs; occupation: laborer; brown eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’11”; Company C, 2d Dragoons; died May 8, 1864, Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, killed in action; rank: private; pension order No. 155,911 January 23, 1868.

  • May 9-10 – Sheridan’s expedition from Todd’s Tavern to James River, Virginia (including Beaver Dam Station, North Anna River, and Davenport Ford or Bridge). 2d Cavalry.
  • May 11 – Sheridan’s expedition from Todd’s Tavern to James River, Virginia (including Ground Squirrel Bridge or Church, Glen Allen Station, Ashland and Yellow Tavern). 2d Cavalry.
  • May 12 – Sheridan’s expedition from Todd’s Tavern to James River, Virginia (including Meadow Bridge, Mechanicsville, Strawberry Hill, Brook Church or Richmond fortifications). 2d Cavalry.

BAILEY, Martin; enlisted: September 6, 1859, Camp Floyd, Utah Territory, by Lieut. Sanders; born: Wurtemberg [Wurttemberg], Germany; age: 22 yrs; occupation: butcher; blue eyes, light hair, ruddy complexion, 5’8¼”; Company C, 2d Dragoons; died May 14, 1864, Meadow Bridge, Virginia, killed in action; rank: sergeant.

  • May 22-June 1 – North Anna, Pamunky, and Totopotomoy Rivers, Virginia (including Hanovertton, Haw’s shop, Jericho Bridge, Jones Farm, Old Church, Salem Church, Atlee’s Station, Bethesda Church, and Ashland). 2d Cavalry.
  • May 30-June 11 – Cold Harbor, Virginia (including Matadequin Church). 2d Cavalry.

ANNIS, John C.; 2nd enlistment: March 21, 1864, Mitchell’s Station, Virginia, by Capt. Rodenbough; born: Sheffield, Ohio; age: 24 yrs; occupation: farmer; grey eyes, sandy hair, fair complexion, 5’10”; Company M, 2d Cavalry; died May 30, 1864, Cold Harbor, Virginia, killed in action; rank: corporal.

CLARK, Thomas; enlisted: November 29, 1862, Washington, D.C., by Capt. Starr; [no personal information listed]; Company L, 2d Cavalry; supposed to have died of wounds received at Cold Harbor, Virginia, on or before June 12, 1864; see 31009 P.R.D. 92; rank: private.

DONLON, Michael; 2nd enlistment: February 26, 1864, Mitchell’s Station, Virginia, by Capt. Rodenbough; born: Ireland; age: 22 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’9”; Company L, 2d Cavalry; missing in action at Cold Harbor, Virginia, May 30, 1864; no further record.

RHATIGAN, Patrick; 3rd enlistment: February 25, 1864, Mitchell’s Station, Virginia, by Capt. Rodenbough; born: Longford, Ireland; age: 30 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, sandy hair, fair complexion, 6’0”; Company E, 2d Cavalry; died May 30, 1864, of wounds received at Coal Harbor [Cold Harbor], Virginia; rank: private.

SMITH, Samuel E.; enlisted: November 19, 1862, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, by Lieut. Kemble; born: Fulton County, Pennsylvania; age: 23 yrs; occupation: teamster; brown eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’6½”; Company A, 2d Cavalry; deserted: July 6, 1863; apprehended: March 31, 1864; died May 30, 1864, Cold Harbor, Virginia, killed in action; rank: private.

  • June 11-13 – Trevilian Station and Newark, or Mallory’s Crossroads, Virginia. 2d Cavalry.

CHAPIN, Ariel C.; 2nd enlistment: February 7, 1864, Mitchell’s Station, Virginia, by Capt. Rodenbough; born: Hampshire, Massachusetts; age: 33 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, red hair, fair complexion, 5’11”; Company K, 2d Cavalry; died June 11, 1864, Trevilian Station, Virginia, killed in action; rank: private.

CORBETT, Thomas; enlisted: May 22, 1863, Cincinnati, Ohio, by Lieut. Smith; born: Tipperary, Ireland; age: 26 yrs; occupation: laborer; hazel eyes, black hair, ruddy complexion, 5’6¾”; Company A, 2d Cavalry; died June 11, 1864, Trevilian Station, Virginia, killed in action; rank: private.

FERRIS, James; 3rd enlistment: February 21, 1864, Mitchell’s Station, Virginia, by Capt. Rodenbough; born: Dublin, Ireland; age: 32 yrs; occupation: soldier; blue eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’5¾”; Company F, 2d Dragoons; died June 11, 1864, Trevilian Station, Virginia, killed in action; rank: private.

FISHER, Christian; 2nd enlistment: January 7, 1863, Washington, D.C., by Capt. Starr; born: Germany; age: 23 yrs; occupation: shoemaker; grey eyes, sandy hair, fair complexion, 5’7”; Company M, 2d Cavalry; died June 11, 1864, battle of Trevilian Station, Virginia, killed in action; rank: sergeant; [transferred from volunteers, unit illegible].

GORMAN, Edward; 3rd enlistment: February 29, 1864, Mitchell’s Station, Virginia, by Capt. Rodenbough; born: Ireland; age: 23 yrs; occupation: farmer; grey eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’4”; Company B, 2d Cavalry; died June 12, 1864, Trevilian Station, Virginia, killed in action; rank: private.

LAWLESS, Michael; 3rd enlistment: January 13, 1860, Camp Floyd, Utah Territory, by Lieut. Livingston; born: Waterford, Ireland; age: 31 yrs; occupation; soldier; black eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’7”; Company G, 9th Infantry and Company H, 2d Cavalry; discharged: September 23, 1862, camp near Sharpsburgh [Sharpsburg], Maryland, by appointment as 2d lieutenant [2d Cavalry]; rank: sergeant; [killed by Confederate troops near Trevilian Station, Virginia, June 11, 1864].

LEVENS, James; enlisted: November 20, 1862, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, by Capt. Rodenbough; born: Donegal, Ireland; age: 23 yrs; occupation: laborer; grey eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’11¾”; Company L, 2d Cavalry; died June 11, 1864, Trevilian Station, Virginia, killed in action; rank: private.

MCARDLE, Patrick; 3rd enlistment: August 6, 1862, Harrison’s Landing, Virginia, by Lieut. McQuesten; born: Limerick, Ireland; age: 27 yrs; occupation: soldier; blue eyes, black hair, fair complexion, 5’8”; Company E, 2d Cavalry; died June 12, 1864, Trevilian Station, Virginia, killed in action; rank: private.

ROE, Albert; enlisted: November 20, 1862, Washington, D.C., by Capt. Starr; born: Easton, Pennsylvania; age: 21 yrs; occupation: hatter; brown eyes, dark brown hair, dark complexion, 5’6”; Company B, 2d Cavalry; died July 1, 1864, Trevilian Station, Virginia, of wounds received in action; rank: corporal.

  • June 15-30 – Before Petersburg, Virginia (operations against Richmond). 2d Cavalry.

COLE, William H.; 3rd enlistment: February 25, 1864, Mitchell’s Station, Virginia, by Capt. Rodenbough; born: New York, New York; age: 23 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’7”; Company H, 2d Cavalry; died June 19, 1864, [?ville], Virginia, killed in action; rank: corporal.

DEAN, James; enlisted: December 14, 1862, near Washington, D.C., by Capt. [illegible, possibly Clary Jr.]; born: New York, New York; age: 21 yrs; occupation: farmer; blue eyes, auburn hair, light complexion, 5’6”; Company A, 2d Cavalry; killed in action June 24, 1864 at St. Mary’s Church; rank: private; see [illegible] of men attached to Company “I” 1st Artillery for May and June 1864.

  • July 27-29 – Deep Bottom, Virginia (or Darbytown, Strawberry Plains, and New Market Road). 2d Cavalry.

CARR, James; 2nd enlistment: January 22, 1860, Camp Floyd, Utah Territory, by Lieut. Livingston; born: Cork Town, Ireland; age: 39 yrs; occupation: soldier; hazel eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7½”; Company H, 2d Dragoons (Cavalry); died July 28, 1864, Deep Bottom, Virginia, killed in action; rank: sergeant.

DININ, David; enlisted: February 6, 1863, Buffalo, New York, by Lieut. Leoser; born: Jamestown, New York; age: 21 yrs; occupation: saddler; blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”; Company M, 2d Cavalry; died July 28, 1864, Deep Bottom, Virginia, of wounds; rank: saddler.

GARNER, Price; enlisted: September 4, 1862, Norristown, Pennsylvania, by Lieut. Dewees; born: Norristown, Pennsylvania; age: 19 yrs; occupation: shoemaker; blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’5”; Company A, 2d Cavalry; missing in action July 28, 1864 (prisoner of war records furnish nothing); [no more entries listed].

MONGLER, Patrick; enlisted: December 12, 1862, Buffalo, New York, by Lieut. Leoser; born: Limerick, Ireland; age: 21 yrs; occupation: moulder; hazel eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’7½”; Company M, 2d Cavalry; died July 28, 1864, Deep Bottom, Virginia, of wounds; rank: corporal.

ZIMMER, Martin; 2nd enlistment: October 27, 1862, Alexandria, Virginia, by Capt. Starr; born: Germany; age: 24 yrs; occupation: sailor; blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’5½”; Company D, 2d Cavalry; died July 28, 1864, Deep Bottom Creek, Virginia, killed in action; rank: corporal; [transferred from New York Volunteer Artillery, battery illegible].

  • August 10 – Berryville, Virginia. 2d Cavalry.
  • August 11 – Newton, or White Post, Virginia. 2d Cavalry.

HASELBUSCH, Henry; 2nd enlistment: February 10, 1864, Mitchell’s Station, Virginia, by Capt. Rodenbough; born: Hanover, Germany; age: 23 yrs; occupation: soldier; hazel eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7”; Company K, 2d Cavalry; missing in action August 11, 1864; [no further entries listed; sergeant on previous enlistment] [see HESELBUSCH, Henry, December 26, 1861, same man].

  • August 21 – Charleston, West Virginia. 2d Cavalry.
  • August 26-29 – Smithfield and Shepherdstown, West Virginia (crossing of the Opequon). 2d Cavalry.

HANNA, James [John]; 5th enlistment: March 10, 1864, Leonardtown, Maryland, by Lieut. Denny; born: Belfast, Ireland; age: 38 yrs; occupation: soldier; blue eyes, fair hair, fair complexion, 5’6¼”; Company F, 2d Dragoons; died August 29, 1864, Sandy Hook, Maryland (from wounds received in battle); rank: sergeant.

KEIGER, William H.; 2nd enlistment: October 25, 1862, Alexandria, Virginia, by Capt. Starr; born: [illegible], New Jersey; age: 22 yrs; occupation: farmer; dark eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’11½”; Company A, 2d Cavalry; died August 29, 1864, Smithfield, Virginia, killed in action; rank: corporal; [transferred from New Jersey Volunteers, company and regiment illegible].

METTS, [illegible], L.; enlisted: November 8, 1862, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, by Capt. Rodenbough; born: Alleghany County, Maryland; age: 21 yrs; occupation: farmer; hazel eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”; Company B, 2d Cavalry; deserted: July 16, 1863; apprehended: [date not listed]; died August 29, 1864, Smithfield, Virginia, killed in action; rank: [illegible].

  • September 19 – Winchester or Opequon, Virginia. 2d Cavalry.

OLLIS, Luke; 3rd enlistment: March 25, 1864, Leonardtown, Maryland, by Lieut. Denny; born: Athlone, Ireland; age: 21 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, brown hair, sallow complexion, 5’6”; Company K, 2d Cavalry; died October 13, 1864, General Hospital, Winchester, Virginia, of wounds received in battle; rank: corporal.

SHEEHAY, Edward; 3rd enlistment: March 25, 1864, Leonardtown, Maryland, by Lieut. Denny; born: Limerick, Ireland; age: 24 yrs; occupation: soldier; blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7”; Company K, 2d Cavalry; died September 19, 1864, battle of Winchester, Virginia, wounds received in action; rank: corporal.

THOMPSON, John T.; 3rd enlistment: February 26, 1864, Mitchell’s Station, Virginia, by Capt. Rodenbough; born: Kings County, New York; age: 23 yrs; occupation: soldier; blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’6”; Company L, 2d Cavalry; died September 27, 1864, in hospital, Winchester, Virginia, of wounds; rank: private.

UBER, Charles W.; 2nd enlistment: November 24, 1862, Washington, D.C., by Capt. Starr; born: Troy, New York; age: 17 yrs; occupation: laborer; blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4½”; Company B, 2d Cavalry; died September 25, 1864, in the field near Winchester, Virginia, of wounds received in action; rank: private; [transferred from New York Volunteers, company and regiment illegible].

  • September 20-30 – Sheridan’s expedition in the Shenandoah Valley (including skirmishes at Fisher’s Hill, Milford, Cross Keys, Front Royal, Mount Jackson, Weyer’s Cave, Luray Valley, New Market, Harrisonburg, Port Republic, and Waynesboro). 2d Cavalry.

HAYNES, Harvey D.; 2nd enlistment: October 25, 1862, Pleasant valley, Maryland, by Lieut. McQuesten; born: Merrimack County, New Hampshire; age: 20 yrs; occupation: farmer; blue eyes, fair hair, fair complexion, 5’10”; Company H, 2d Cavalry; died September 23, 1864, Front Royal, Virginia, killed in action; rank: private; [transferred from New Hampshire Volunteers, company and regiment illegible].

MURPHY, Mathew; 4th enlistment: July 24, 1864, Light House Point, Virginia, by Lieut. Lennox; born: Dublin, Ireland; age: 33 yrs; occupation: soldier; blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’9”; Company K, 2d Cavalry; discharged: March 3, 1865, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, disability; rank: sergeant; [wounded September 1864, Front Royal, Virginia; re-enlisted March 24, 1865, general service, Adjutant General’s Office; transferred to Company K, 44th Infantry October 1, 1866; discharged from general service 1882 and appointed civil messenger].

SEMLINE, John W.; 2nd enlistment: November 20, 1862, Washington, D.C., by Capt. Starr; born: Crawford County, Pennsylvania; age: 18 yrs; occupation: farmer; grey eyes, blonde hair, light complexion, 5’8½”; Company B, 2d Cavalry; died September 25, 1864, near Winchester, Virginia, killed in action; rank: private; [transferred from Pennsylvania Volunteers, company and regiment illegible].

TRYON, James; enlisted: February 9, 1863, Indianapolis, Indiana, by Capt. Canfield; [no personal information listed]; Company M, 2d Cavalry; died September 23, 1864, Front Royal, Virginia, of wounds; rank: private.

  • October 8-9 – Fisher’s Hill, Strasburg, and Woodstock, Virginia. 2d Cavalry.
  • October 19 – Cedar Creek and Middletown, Virginia. 2d Cavalry.
  • October 31 – Berryville, Virginia. 2d Cavalry.
  • November 11-12 – Charlestown, West Virginia. Co’s A, B, E, I, K, 2d Cavalry.

DUNBAR, John D.; enlisted: December 9, 1861, Washington, by Lieut. Wesley Merritt, 2d U.S. Cavalry; Company E, 2d U.S. Cavalry; died: November 11, 1864, of wounds received near Halltown, Virginia; rank: sergeant.

  • November 29 – Loudan Valley, Virginia. 2d Cavalry.
  • December 19-28 – Gordonsville and Paris, Virginia. 2d Cavalry.

INDIAN WARS; Wyoming, Colorado, Dakota Territory, Kansas, Nebraska, Montana, Idaho 1866-1883

1866

  • September 28 – La Bonte Creek, Wyoming. Co. E, 2d Cavalry.
  • October 23 – North Fork of Platte River, near Fort Sedgwick, Colorado. Det. Co. M, 2d Cavalry.
  • December 6 – Goose Creek, Dakota Territory. Co. C, 2d Cavalry.
  • December 21 – Peno Creek, Fetterman Massacre, near Fort Phil Kearny, Dakota Territory. Co. C, 2d Cavalry.

BAKER, James; 2nd enlistment: December 6, 1864, New York, by Lieut. Paulding; born: Dublin, Ireland; age: 22 yrs; occupation: soldier; brown eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’11”; Company C, 2d Cavalry; died December 21, 1866, near Peno Creek, Dakota Territory, killed in action; rank: sergeant; [Company E, 2d Artillery 1861-64].

GITTER, John; enlisted: September 24, 1865, Baltimore, Maryland, by Capt. McIntyre; born: Saxony, Germany; age: 24 yrs; occupation: soldier; black eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’5½”; Company C, 2d Cavalry; died December 21, 1866, Peno Creek, Dakota Territory, killed; rank: private.

HAUSER, Ferdinand; enlisted: February 17, 1865, New York, New York, by Capt. Paulding; born: Wurtemberg [Wurttemberg], Germany; age: 19 yrs; occupation: laborer; blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’5½”; Company C, 2d Cavalry; died December 21, 1866, near Peno Creek, South Dakota, killed in action; rank: private.

HORRIGAN, Thomas F.; enlisted: September 15, 1865, St. Louis, Missouri, by Lieut. Monahan; born: [illegible], East Canada; age: 23 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’8”; Company C, 2d Cavalry; died December 21, 1866, near Peno Creek, Dakota Territory, killed; rank: private.

JONES, Frank; enlisted: September 6, 1865, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, by Capt. Merrill; born: Lancaster, Pennsylvania; age: 20 yrs; occupation: laborer; blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’4”; Company C, 2d Cavalry; died December 21, 1866, Pino Creek, Dakota Territory, killed in action; rank: private.

KELLY, James; enlisted: September 11, 1865, Cincinnati, Ohio, by Capt. Johnson; born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; age: 22 yrs; occupation: soldier; hazel eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’9¾”; Company C, 2d Cavalry; died December 21, 1866, Peno Creek, Dakota Territory, killed in action; rank: corporal.

MCCARTHY, John; enlisted: September 9, 1865, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieut. Mix; born: Kerry County, Ireland; age: 27 yrs; occupation: soldier; blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’4½”; Company C, 2d Cavalry; died: December 21, 1866, near Peno Creek, Dakota Territory, killed; rank: artificer.

METZGER, Adolph; 3rd enlistment: July 12, 1864, Light House Landing, Virginia, by Lieut. Lennox; born: Wurtemberg, Germany; age: 25 yrs; occupation: soldier; blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’5”; Company C, 2d Cavalry; died December 21, 1866, near Peno Creek, Dakota Territory, killed in action; rank: bugler; [Company C, Mounted Rifles 1855-60; Company C, 2d Cavalry 1860-64].

NUGENT, George W.; 3rd enlistment: August 26, 1864, New York City, by Lieut. Stanwood; born: Lawrence, Indiana; age: 22 yrs; occupation: soldier; hazel eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’9”; Company C, 2d Cavalry; died December 21, 1866, near Peno Creek, Dakota Territory, killed in action; rank: private; [Fetterman Massacre] [illegible volunteer regiment 1862; transferred to Company B, 5th Artillery 1862-64].

PAYNE, Franklin; enlisted: September 6, 1865, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieut. Mix; born: St. Johns, Canada; age: 35 yrs; occupation: soldier; dark eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’6”; Company C, 2d Cavalry; died December 21, 1866, near Peno Creek, Dakota Territory, killed; rank: private.

RYAN, James; enlisted: September 21, 1865, Cincinnati, Ohio, by Capt. Johnson; born: Tipperary, Ireland; age: 27 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, dark hair, florid complexion, 5’6¼”; Company C, 2d Cavalry; died December 21, 1866, Peno Creek near Fort Phil Kearny, Dakota Territory, killed in action; rank: private.

1867

  • May 1 – La Prelle Creek, Dakota Territory. Det. Co. E, 2d Cavalry.

BAKER, Ralston; enlisted: October 4, 1865, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Capt. Mix; born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; age: 19 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’6½”; Company E, 2d Cavalry; died May 1, 1867, La Prele Creek, Dakota Territory, killed in action with Indians; rank: private.

  • May 23 – Near Bridger’s Ferry, Dakota Territory. Co. E, 2d Cavalry.

KELLEHER, Patrick; enlisted: December 15, 1866, Boston, Massachusetts, by Maj. Jones; born: Kerry, Ireland; age: 21 yrs; occupation: tailor; grey eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”; Company E, 2d Cavalry; died May 23, 1867, killed by Indians near Bridger’s Ferry, Dakota Territory, while en route to join [illegible], in the discharge of his duty; rank: [none listed].

  • June 12 – Near Fort Phil Kearny, Dakota Territory. Co. D, 2d Cavalry.

TRAIN, Edwin; enlisted: June 15, 1865, Winchester, Virginia, by Lieut. Blanchard; born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; age: 17 yrs; occupation: basket maker; blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’0”; Company D, 2d Cavalry; died June 12, 1867, Fort Phil Kearny, Dakota Territory, of wounds received from Indians; rank: bugler.

  • June 18 – Near Fort Phil Kearny, Dakota Territory. Co. D, 2d Cavalry.
  • July 1 – Beaver Creek, Kansas. Det. Co. M, 2d Cavalry.

CLOSE, Oscar P.; enlisted: December 22, 1865, New York, by Capt. Paulding; born: Prussia; age: 23 yrs; occupation: soldier; brown eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’3¾”; Company M, 2d Cavalry; died July 1, 1867, Beaver Creek, Kansas, killed by Indians; rank: sergeant; [Kidder Massacre].

CURRY, Rodger; enlisted: September 30, 1865, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieut. Mix; born: Chester County, Pennsylvania; age: 23 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’6”; Company M, 2d Cavalry; died July 1, 1867, Beaver Creek, Kansas, killed by Indians; rank: private; [Kidder Massacre].

FLOYD, William; enlisted: September 6, 1865, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieut. Mix; born: Baltimore, Maryland; age: 19 yrs; occupation: laborer; grey eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’7”; Company M, 2d Cavalry; deserted: October 31, 1865; apprehended: March 3, 1866; died July 1, 1867, Beaver Creek, Kansas, killed by Indians; rank: private; [Kidder Massacre].

HUMPHRIES, William J.; enlisted: September 2, 1865, Cincinnati, Ohio, by Capt. Johnson; born: Cincinnati, Ohio; age: 19 yrs; occupation; soldier; hazel eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5’5”; Company M, 2d Cavalry; deserted: September 4, 1866; apprehended: September 9, 1866; deserted: December 17, 1866; apprehended: December 18, 1866; died July 1, 1867, Beaver Creek, Kansas, killed by Indians; rank: private; [Kidder Massacre].

  • October 26 – Shell Creek, Dakota Territory. Co. D, 2d Cavalry.
  • November 29 – Shell Creek, Dakota Territory. Co. D, 2d Cavalry.

1868

  • April 22-24 – Near Fort McPherson, Nebraska. Det. Co’s B, C, 2d Cavalry.
  • July 19 – Near Fort Reno, Dakota Territory. Det. Co. A, 2d Cavalry.
  • October 13-30 – White Woman’s Fork, near Republican River, Kansas. Co. H, 2d Cavalry.

1869

  • July 22-23 – North Platte, Nebraska. Co. K, 2d Cavalry.
  • September 14 – Popo Agie, Wyoming. Co. D, 2d Cavalry.
  • September 26 – Prairie Dog Creek, Kansas. Co’s C, D, M, 2d Cavalry.
  • November 6 – Between Forts Fetterman and Laramie, Wyoming. Co. K, 2d Cavalry.

1870

  • January 23 – Piegan Camp, Marias River, Montana. Co’s F, G, H, L, 2d Cavalry.
  • May 4 – Miner’s Delight, near Twin Creek, Wyoming. Co. D, 2d Cavalry.
  • May 17 – Spring Creek, or Little Blue, Nebraska. Det. Co. C, 2d Cavalry.
  • June 18 – North Platte, Nebraska. Co. E, 2d Cavalry.
  • June 25 – Medicine Bow Station, Wyoming. Det. Co. A, 2d Cavalry.
  • June 27 – Pine Grove Meadow, Wyoming. Det. Co. A, 2d Cavalry.
  • October 6 – Looking Glass or Shell Creek, Nebraska. Co. K, 2d Cavalry.

1871

  • June 26 – Camp Brown, Wyoming. Det. Co. B, 2d Cavalry.

1872

  • August 14 – Near Prior’s Fork, Montana. Co’s F, G, H, L, 2d Cavalry.
  • September 10-13 – Between Beavers Creek and Sweet Water River, Wyoming. Co. B, 2d Cavalry.

1873

  • September 20 – Near Fort Fetterman, Wyoming. Co. K, 2d Cavalry.

1874

  • February 9 – Cottonwood Creek near Laramie Peak, Wyoming. Det. Co. K, 2d Cavalry.
  • July 4 – Near Bad Water Branch of Wind River, or Snake Mountains, or Owl Mountains, Wyoming. Co. B, 2d Cavalry.
  • July 19 – Rattlesnake Hills, Wyoming. Co. B, 2d Cavalry.

1875

  • July 1 – Little Popo Agie River, Wyoming. Det. Co. D, 2d Cavalry.

1876

  • March 17 – Crazy Horse’s Camp, on Little Powder River, Montana. Co’s A, B, E, I, K, 2d Cavalry.
  • June 9 – Tongue River, Wyoming. Co. D, 2d Cavalry.
  • June 17 – Rosebud River, Montana. Co’s A, B, D, E, I, 2d Cavalry.
  • June 22 – Elkhorn River, Nebraska. Co. K, 2d Cavalry.
  • July 7 – Head of Tongue River, Montana. Det. Co’s A, B, D, E, I, 2d Cavalry.
  • September 9 – Slim Buttes, Dakota Territory (surprise of American Horse). Co’s A, B, D, E, I, 2d Cavalry.
  • October 14 – Chugwater, or Richard Creek, Wyoming. Det. Co. K, 2d Cavalry.
  • November 25-26 – Dull Knife on Bates Creek, near North Fork of Powder River, Wyoming. Co. K, 2d Cavalry.

1877

  • May 7 – Little Muddy Creek, Montana. Lame Deer. Co’s F, G, H, L, 2d Cavalry.
  • August 9-10 – Big Hole Basin, Montana. Det. Co. L, 2d Cavalry.
  • August 20 – Camas Meadows, Idaho. Co. L, 2d Cavalry.

GLASS, Samuel A.; 2nd enlistment: November 8, 1875, New York City, by Lieut. Babcock; born: Erie County, New York; age: 24 yrs; occupation: blacksmith; hazel eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion, 5’6½”; Company L, 2d Cavalry; died August 23, 1877, Pleasant Valley, Idaho Territory, of wounds received in action with hostile Indians; rank: blacksmith; [Company C, 1st Infantry 1869-74][buried at Pleasant Valley, Idaho, 44°27’14.29″N Latitude, 112°13’36.22″W Longitude].

  • September 30 – Snake or Eagle Creek, near Bear Paw Mountains, Montana. Co’s F, G, H, 2d Cavalry.

1878

  • August 27 – Henry’s Lake, Idaho. Co. K, 2d Cavalry.

1879

  • March 25 – Box Elder Creek, Montana. Co’s E, I, 2d Cavalry.
  • April 5 – Mizpah Creek, Montana. Det. Co. E, 2d Cavalry.
  • April 10 – Near Fort Keogh, Montana. Det. Co. B, 2d Cavalry.
  • July 17 – Sioux expedition, Milk River, Montana. Co’s A, B, C, E, G, I, M, 2d Cavalry.
  • August 14 – Near Popular Creek, on Missouri River, Montana. Co. I, 2d Cavalry.

1880

  • February 7 – Near Pumpkin Creek, Montana. Det. Co’s A, B, E, 2d Cavalry.
  • April 1 – O’Fallon’s Creek, Montana. Det. Co’s C, E, 2d Cavalry.
  • November 7 – Mouth of Musselshell River, Montana. Det. Co. M, 2d Cavalry.

1881

  • October 8 – Near Milk River, Montana. Co’s H, L, 2d Cavalry.

1882

  • July 9 – Medicine Lodge, Montana. Co. L, 2d Cavalry.

1883

  • April 14 “ Beaver Creek, or Sweetgrass Hills, Montana. Det. Co. H, 2d Cavalry.
  • April 19 – Wild Horse Lake, near British Line, Montana. Det. Co. L, 2d Cavalry.

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR; Cuba, Porto Rico 1898

1898

  • June 22-July 17 – Santiago, Cuba (siege and surrender of, embracing the actions of El Caney, July 1, San Juan Hill, July 1-3, Aquadores, July 1-2, and around Santiago, July 3 to 17). Co’s A, C, D, F, 2d Cavalry.
  • July-August – Porto Rican Campaign at Arecibo. Co. B, 2d Cavalry.

CAVITE CAMPAIGN; Philippine Islands 1905

1905

  • January 23-July 18 – Cavite Campaign, Philippine Islands. Co’s I, K, L, M, 2d Cavalry.

UTE UPRISING; South Dakota 1907

1907

  • October 25-Dec 21 – Ute Indian Disturbance, South Dakota. 2d Cavalry.

PHILIPPINE INSURRECTION; Philippine Islands 1910-1912

1910

  • February 14 – Tiradores Hill, near Pantar, Mindanao, P.I. Co. M, 2d Cavalry.
  • December 17-February 9 – Tagacolas Campaign, District of Davao, Mindanao, P.I. Co. B, 2d Cavalry.

1911

  • September-October – Campaign around Talacagand Bitaog, Muntin Ilog Valley, and Cabalajam, Mindanao, P.I. Co. H, 2d Cavalry.
  • October 17 – Siet Lake, Jolo, P.I. Co’s B, I, K, M, M.G. Platoon, 2d Cavalry.
  • November 24-26 – Siet Lake, Jolo, P.I. Co’s A, C, D, 2d Cavalry.
  • December 2 – Between Siet Lake and Taglibi, P.I. Co’s I, K, L, M, 2d Cavalry.
  • December 4 – Mount Bagsok, Jolo, P.I. Co’s I, K, L, M, 2d Cavalry.
  • December 16-January 4 – Mount Bud Dajo, Jolo, P.I. Co’s A, B, C, D, I, K, L, M, and M.G. Platoon, 2d Cavalry.

1912

  • January 10 – Mount Urat, Jolo, P.I. Co’s A, C, 2d Cavalry.
  • January 14 – Near Mount Urat, Jolo, P.I. Co’s A, C, 2d Cavalry.
  • January 17 – Near Mount Urat, Jolo, P.I. Co’s A, C, 2d Cavalry.
  • February 7-13 – Campaign around Iligan, Panguil, Kalumbayan and Misamis, Mindanao, P.I. Co. F, 2d Cavalry.
  • February 19-March 30 – Al Monte, Leangan River, Pangayanan and Munay, Mindanao, P.I. Co. F, 2d Cavalry.
  • March 25 – Pulyap, Mindanao, P.I. Co. F, 2d Cavalry.

WORLD WAR I; France 1918

1918

  • April 14-23 – Toul Sector, France. Regimental Headquarters, Headquarters Troop, Supply Troop, Machine Gun Troop, Sanitary Detachment, 2d Cavalry.
  • April 14-23 – Toul Sector, France. Trp. M, 2d Cavalry.
  • April 14-30 – Toul Sector, France. Trp’s K, L, 2d Cavalry.
  • April 14-May1 – Toul Sector, France. Trp. I, 2d Cavalry.
  • April 14-May 6 – Toul Sector, France. Trp. H, 2d Cavalry.
  • April 14-May 7 – Toul Sector, France. Trp’s F, G, 2d Cavalry.
  • April 15-24 – Toul Sector, France. First Squadron, 2d Cavalry.
  • July 10-November 11 – Toul Sector, France. Trp. G, 2d Cavalry.
  • July 18-August 6 – Aisne-Marne Offensive, France. Trp’s A, C, 2d Cavalry.
  • August 3-16 – Aisne-Marne Offensive, France. Trp. I, 2d Cavalry.
  • August 7-September 11 – Toul Sector, France. Trp’s A, C, 2d Cavalry.
  • August 17-September 10 – Oise-Aisne Offensive, France. Trp. I, 2d Cavalry.
  • August 24-September 11 – Toul Sector, France. Trp’s B, D, F, H, 2d Cavalry.
  • September 12-16 – St. Mihiel Offensive, France. Trp’s B, D, F, H, 2d Cavalry.
  • September 12-16 – St. Mihiel Offensive, France. Trp. M, 2d Cavalry.
  • September 17-25 – Toul Sector, France. Trp’s B, D, F, H, 2d Cavalry.
  • September 26-November 11 – Meuse-Argonne Offensive, France. Regimental Headquarters, Supply Troop, Sanitary Detachment, 2d Cavalry.
  • September 26-November 11 – Meuse-Argonne Offensive, France. Trp’s B, D, F, H, 2d Cavalry.

WORLD WAR II; France, Belgium, Germany, Czechoslovakia 1944-1945

1944 Normandy

  • August 3 – Fougeres, France. Trp. C, 2d Sqdn, 2d Cavalry Group.
  • August 3 – Val d’ Ize, France. Trp. B, 2d Sqdn, 2d Cavalry Group.
  • August 4 – Vitre, France. Trp’s B, C, E, 2d Sqdn, 2d Cavalry Group.
  • August 4 – Pouance, France. Trp. C, 42d Sqdn, 2d Cavalry Group.
  • August 5 – Drive to the Loire River near Ancenis, France. 42d Sqdn, 2d Cavalry Group.
  • August 5 – Segre, France. Det. Trp. B, 42d Sqdn, 2d Cavalry Group.
  • August 6 – Near Mars la Jaille, France. Det. Trp. A, 42d Sqdn, 2d Cavalry Group.

TO BE CONTINUED

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