2nd Regiment, US Artillery (Regular Army)

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Brief History

The 2nd Regiment, US Artillery (Regular Army)was organized by Battery between January 1861 at Washington, D.C and May 1865. The Batteries served in various places until August 1865 [1]

Regimental and Company Histories and Rosters

  • Hunt, Henry J. (Henry Jackson), 1819-1889
    United States. Army. Artillery Regiment, 2nd. Light Battery M.     Report of Light Battery M, Second Artillery, U.S.A., under command of Major Henry J. Hunt: Battle of  Bull  Run, July 21, 1861. Bethesda, Maryland: University Publications of America, c1994. 6118565

Other Sources

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier or sailor. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in 'Florida in the Civil War' and 'United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865' (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).