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2nd Illinois Cavalry Consolidated
in the American Civil War

Online Books:
2nd Illinois Cavalry Consolidated Soldier Roster - Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Illinois, Volume 7, Revised by Brigadier General J.N. Reece, Adjutant General, 1900       View Entire Book

Regimental History
Second (Consolidated) Illinois Cavalry. Lieut. -Col., Benjamin F. Marsh, Jr.; Maj., Franklin B. Moore. The battalion left Shreveport, July 10, in Merritt's cavalry division, for San Antonio, Tex., where it arrived on Aug. 2. On Oct. 1 it started west, going to Eagle pass on the Rio Grande; returned to San Antonio and was mustered out, to take effect Nov. 22, and was ordered to report at Springfield, where it was paid off and honorably discharged, Jan. 3, 1866, after a continuous term of service of four and a half years, as most of the companies were accepted by the governor in July, 1861.

Footnotes:
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing Company, 1908 - Volume 3

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