|2nd Ohio Cavalry|
|Active||August 1861 to October 12, 1865|
|Engagements||First Battle of Newtonia|
Battle of Buffington Island
Battle of Cumberland Gap
Battle of the Wilderness
Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
Battle of Totopotomoy Creek
Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign
Battle of Opequon
Battle of Fisher's Hill
Battle of Cedar Creek
Battle of Dinwiddie Court House
Battle of Five Forks
Battle of Namozine Church
Battle of Sailor's Creek
Battle of Appomattox Station
Battle of Appomattox Court House
The 2nd Ohio Cavalry was organized in Cleveland, Ohio and at Camp Dennison near Cincinnati, Ohio, from August to October 1861, and mustered in for a three years under the command of Colonel Charles Doubleday.
Men were detached from the regiment to form the 25th Ohio Battery at Fort Scott, Kansas, on August 27, 1862. The initial designation of the battery was 3rd Kansas Independent Battery (not be confused with the 3rd Independent Battery Kansas Light Artillery), but was officially changed to 25th Ohio Battery February 17, 1863. The battery was mustered in for three years service under the command of Captain Julius L. Hadley.
The regiment was attached to Doubleday's Brigade, Department of the Missouri, February to June 1862. Fort Scott, Kansas, to August 1862. Solomon's Brigade, Department of Kansas, to October 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the Frontier, to December 1862. At Columbus, Ohio, to April 1863. Kautz's 1st Cavalry Brigade, District of Central Kentucky, Department of the Ohio, to June 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, XXIII Corps, Army of the Ohio, to August 1863. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, XXIII Corps, to November 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division Cavalry, XXIII Corps, to February 1864. At Columbus, Ohio, to April 1864. Cavalry, IX Corps, Army of the Potomac, to May 24, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, and Middle Military Division, to May 1865. Department of the Missouri to October 1865.
The 2nd Ohio Cavalry mustered out of service October 12, 1865.
The regiment lost a total of 267 men during service; 7 officers and 76 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 5 officers and 179 enlisted men died of disease.
The 10th Kansas Infantry Regiment served in the Union Army between April 3, 1862, and September 20, 1865, during the American Civil War.25th Ohio Battery
25th Ohio Independent Battery was an artillery battery that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.45th Ohio Infantry
The 45th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (or 45th OVI) was an infantry regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War.5th Ohio Cavalry
The 5th Regiment, Ohio Cavalry was a regiment of Union cavalry raised in seven counties in southwestern Ohio for service during the American Civil War. It primarily served in the Western Theater in several major campaigns of the Army of the Tennessee.Action at Abraham's Creek
The Action at Abraham's Creek was an engagement on September 13, 1864 between Union Army and Confederate States Army forces during a Union reconnaissance in force toward Winchester, Virginia. The action occurred during skirmishing, maneuvering and scouting before the Third Battle of Winchester on September 19, 1864 in the Valley Campaigns of 1864 during the American Civil War. The Union force successfully completed the mission and captured about 173 Confederate prisoners.The reconnaissance was conducted by the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division of the Cavalry Corps of the Union Army of the Shenandoah under the command of Colonel, later Brigadier General, John Baillie McIntosh in order to determine Confederate strength around the Berryville Pike approaching Winchester. McIntosh's force comprised the 1st Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Cavalry, 3rd New Jersey Volunteer Cavalry, 2nd Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry, 5th Regiment New York Volunteer Cavalry, 2nd Ohio Cavalry, 18th Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment and Battery M of the 2nd United States Artillery Regiment.On September 13, 1864, Union cavalry division commander, Brigadier General James H. Wilson ordered McIntosh to scout the Berryville Pike, also shown as the Berryville–Winchester Road. McIntosh's force moved down the pike and crossed Opequon Creek where his men captured about 30 Confederate prisoners. Moving on to Abraham's Creek, about 2 miles (3.2 km) from Winchester, McIntosh's brigade charged and broke through a line of Confederate infantry from Brigadier General James Conner's brigade and captured the entire 8th South Carolina Infantry Regiment under Colonel J. W. Henagan, which scattered before the charging cavalrymen, and the regiment's flag. Due to the attrition in regiments prior to that date, the 8th South Carolina Infantry comprised 14 officers and 92 men. At the same time, McIntosh's men captured 2 officers and 35 men from six different Virginia mounted regiments which had been consolidated with 8 other regiments in Brigadier General William R. Terry's brigade.On September 17, 1864, McIntosh's force burned a mill on Abraham's Creek near the Winchester Pike and Jones Mill on Opequon Creek.McIntosh was wounded and lost a leg at the Third Battle of Winchester, two days later.Adelbert Bleekman
Adelbert Bleekman was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly and the Wisconsin State Senate.Albert A. Clapp
First Sergeant Albert Adams Clapp (May 1, 1841, to May 8, 1911) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Clapp received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of Sayler's Creek in Virginia on 6 April 1865. He was honored with the award on 24 April 1865.Battle of Waynesboro, Virginia
The Battle of Waynesboro was fought on March 2, 1865, at Waynesboro in Augusta County, Virginia, during the American Civil War. It was the final battle for Confederate Lt. Gen. Jubal Early, whose force was destroyed.Battle of the Cumberland Gap (1863)
The September 7–9, 1863 fall of the Cumberland Gap was a victory for Union forces under the command of Ambrose Burnside during his campaign for Knoxville. The bloodless engagement cost the Confederates 2,300 men and control of the Cumberland Gap.David E. Welch
David E. Welch was a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly and the Wisconsin State Senate.Heinrich Hoffman
For the Nazi photographer, see Heinrich Hoffmann (photographer), for other people known by the same or similar names, see Heinrich Hoffman (disambiguation).Heinrich Hoffman was born on December 23, 1836. He served in the American Civil War, and was a Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the Union Army in Company M, 2nd Ohio Cavalry. He received the Medal of Honor for action on April 6, 1865 at the Battle of Sayler's Creek, Virginia.
He is buried at Old St. Joseph's Cemetery in Cincinnati, Ohio.Isaac Gause
Isaac Gause (December 9, 1843 – April 23, 1920) was a corporal in Union Army during the American Civil War and a recipient of the highest military decoration for valor in combat—the Medal of Honor—for having distinguished himself near Berryville, Virginia, on September 13, 1864.Knoxville Union order of battle
The following Union Army units and commanders fought in the Knoxville Campaign and subsequent East Tennessee operations during the American Civil War from November 4 to December 23, 1863 under the command of Maj. Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside. Engagements fought during this time included the battles of Campbell's Station and Fort Sanders and the siege of Knoxville. Order of battle compiled from the army organization during the campaign and return of casualties. The Confederate order of battle is shown separately.Lake Wawasee history
Lake Wawasee is a large, natural, freshwater lake southeast of Syracuse in Kosciusko County, Indiana. It is the largest natural lake within Indiana's borders.List of Ohio Civil War units
During the American Civil War, nearly 320,000 Ohioans served in the Union Army, more than any other Northern state except New York and Pennsylvania. Of these, 5,092 were free blacks. Ohio had the highest percentage of population enlisted in the military of any state. Sixty percent of all the men between the ages of 18 and 45 were in the service. Ohio mustered 230 regiments of infantry and cavalry, as well as 25 light artillery batteries and 5 independent companies of sharpshooters. Total casualties among these units numbered 35,475 men, more than 10% of all the Buckeyes in uniform during the war. There were 6,835 men killed in action, including 402 officers.Prairie Grove Union Order of Battle
The following Union Army units and commanders fought in the Battle of Prairie Grove of the American Civil War on December 7, 1862, in Washington County, Arkansas. The Confederate order of battle is listed separately.Smith Larimer
Smith Larimer (March 17, 1829 – February 20, 1881) was a corporal in the 2nd Ohio Cavalry, Union Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions at the Battle of Sayler's Creek in the American Civil War.William B. Shattuc
William Bunn Shattuc (June 11, 1841 – July 13, 1911) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.