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2ND KENTUCKY CAVALRY REGIMENT




Organization:
Organized by the increase of Morgan's Cavalry Squadron (four companies) to a regiment with the addition of three companies at Chattanooga, Tennessee in June 1862. Companies K, L, and M were organized in July and August 1862. Company H was assigned on September 1, 1862. 1st Company I was transferred to the 9th Cavalry Regiment and 2nd Company I was assigned on September 10, 1862. The regiment was eventually reduced to 10 companies.
Captured during Morgan's Ohio Raid in July 1863.

First Commander: John Hunt Morgan (Colonel)

Field Officers:
James W. Bowles (Major, Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel)
John B. Castleman (Major)
Basil W. Duke (Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel)
John B. Hutcheson (Lieutenant Colonel)
Thomas B. Webber (Major)


Assignments:
Morgan's Cavalry Brigade, Department of East Tennessee (July-November 1862)
Morgan's Cavalry Brigade, Army of Tennessee (November-December 1862)
Duke's Brigade, Morgan's Cavalry Division, Army of Tennessee (December 1862-March 1863)
Duke's Brigade, Morgan's Division, Wheeler's Cavalry Corps, Army of Tennessee (March-July 1863)


Battles:
near Pulaski [skirmish] (May 1, 1862)
Morgan's 1st Kentucky Raid (July 4-28, 1862)
Tompkinsville (July 9,1862)
Lebanon (July 12, 1862)
Cynthiana (July 17, 1862)
Morgan's Raid on the Louisville & Nashville Railroad (August 1862)
Kentucky Campaign (August-October 1862)
Gallatin (August 12, 1862)
Morgan's 2nd Kentucky Raid (October-November 1862)
Lexington (October 18, 1862)
Morgan's Christmas Raid (December 21, 1862-January 1, 1863)
Muldraugh's Hill Trestle (December 28, 1862)
Milton (March 20,1863)
Snow's Hill (April 3, 1863)
Horse Shoe Bottom (May 10, 1863)
Morgan's Ohio Raid (July 2-26, 1863)
Lebanon (July 5, 1863)



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2ND KENTUCKY SPECIAL CAVALRY BATTALION



Organization:

Organized from the remnants of John Hunt Morgan's old command in the spring of 1864. Disbanded by Brigadier General John Echols, commanding Department of Southwestern Virginia and East Tennessee, at Christianburg, Virginia on April 12, 1865.
[NOTE: Part of this command joined President Jefferson Davis' escort on his flight from Richmond.]

First Commander: J. T. Cassell (Major)

Field Officer: Richard C. Morgan (Colonel)

Assignment:
Martin's Cavalry Brigade-Duke's, Department of Western Virginia and East Tennessee (June 1864,April 1865)

Battle:
Morgan's Kentucky Raid (May 30-June 20,1864)

Source: Compendium of the Confederate States; Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, the Confederate Units and the Indian Units - by Stewart Sifakis




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