2d Regiment
Pennsylvania Cavalry


Source:  U. S. Army Heritage and Education Center
(formerly the U. S. Army Military History Institute)

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Bates, Samuel P. History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-5. Wilmington, NC:Broadfoot, 1993.   Vol. 3, pp. 320-59 (20 photocopied pages).E527B32.1993v3   (Brief history and roster of the regiment).

Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Dayton, OH:Morningside, 1979. Ref. See pp. 1557-58 (2 photocopied pages) for a concisesummary of the regiment's service.

Pennsylvania. Gettysburg Battlefield Comm. Pennsylvania at Gettysburg: Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Monuments Erected by theCommonwealth.... Vol. 2. Hbg, PA: Wm S Ray, 1914. pp. 804-16 (8photocopied pages). E475.53P422v2. (Addresses delivered at the dedicationof the regimental monument and a photo of that monument at the GettysburgNational Military Park).

Sauers, Richard A. Advance the Colors!: Pennsylvania CivilWar Battle Flags. Vol. 2. Hbg, PA:Capitol Preservation Comm, 1991. pp. 164-65 (8 photocopied pages). E527.4S38.1991v2.(Brief unit history with emphasis on the regimental flags). 

Taylor, Frank H. Philadelphia in the Civil War. Phila: By the City, 1913. pp. 155-56 (2 photocopied pages). E527.97P54T39. (Brief historyof the unit).

The Institute's Archive includes images of individuals of this unit.

The following pertinent personal papers are in the Institute's Manuscript Archive:

McIlwaith, Stewart Papers (Enlisted man's letter, Mar 24, l865)

Pennsylvania 2d Cav Regtl Papers - StoneColl (Civilian's letter, Oct 29, l86l)

Simmons, C. - CWMiscColl (Quartermaster Sergeant's letter, May l8, l862)

Whitman, George - CWMiscColl (Enlisted man's letters, Jun l0, l862-Aug l5, l866)

Wilson, P. Benner - CWMiscColl (Officer's letter, Dec 8, l862)







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