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2nd Illinois Cavalry Consolidated
in the American Civil War
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
|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.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 3