2nd Michigan Volunteer Cavalry Regiment

2nd Regiment Michigan Volunteer Cavalry

Michigan state flag
Active October 2, 1861 to August 17, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Cavalry
Engagements Battle of Perryville
Battle of Resaca
Battle of Franklin

The 2nd Regiment Michigan Volunteer Cavalry was a cavalry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


The 2nd Michigan Cavalry was organized at Detroit, Michigan on October 2, 1861. Their full strength numbered 1,163 officers and enlisted men upon completion of recruitment.

The regiment was mustered out of service on August 17, 1865.

Total strength and casualties

The regiment suffered 4 officers and 70 enlisted men killed in action or mortally wounded and 2 officers and 266 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 342 fatalities.[1]


See also


  1. The Civil War Archive website after Dyer, Frederick Henry. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 3 vols. New York: Thomas Yoseloff, 1959. Retrieved June 19, 2007.
  2. Michigan in the Civil War


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