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2nd Veteran Cavalry Regiment
Civil War
Empire Light Cavalry

History
The following is taken from New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed. Frederick Phisterer. Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912.

During its service it lost by death, killed in action, 2 officers, 10 enlisted men; of wounds received in action, 3 officers, 20 enlisted men; of disease and other causes, 3 officers, 215 enlisted men; total, 8 officers, 245 enlisted men; aggregate, 253; of whom 7 enlisted men died in the hands of the enemy. The large number of men reported drowned is owing to the loss at the foundering of the steamer North America off the coast of Florida December 22, 1864.

Battles and Casualties Table from Phisterer

2nd Regiment Veteran Cavalry Guidon 2nd Regiment Veteran Cavalry Guidon

Unit Roster

 

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
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