2nd Regiment Potomac
Home Brigade Infantry

Organized at Cumberland, Md., August 27 to October 31, 1861. Attached to Railroad District West Virginia to February, 1862. District of Cumberland, Mountain Department, to April. 1862. Railroad District, Dept. of the Mountains. to July, 1862. Railroad District, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to September, 1862. Railroad Division, District of West Virginia, Dept. of the Ohio, to January, 1863. Cumberland, Md., Defenses Upper Potomac. 8th Army Corps, Middle Dept., to March, 1863. 5th Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Army Corps, to June, 1863. Mulligan's Brigade, Scammon's Division, Army of West Virginia, to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division West Virginia, to April, 1864. Reserve Division, Kelly's Command, West Virginia, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division West Virginia, to May, 1865. (Co. "F," Cavalry, Martinsburg, W. Va.; 8th Army Corps, January to March, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division. 8th Army Corps; to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, Maryland Heights, Division West Virginia, to December, 1863. Cavalry, 1st Division West Virginia.)

SERVICE.--Duty on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. At Patterson Creek and Romney, W. Va., until March, 1862. Skirmishes at Springfield, W. Va., August 23, 1861. Blue House August 26. South Branch Bridge, Mill Creek Mills, Romney and Springfield, October 26. Great Cacapon Bridge January 4, 1862. Duty at Charlestown, New Creek and Cumberland guarding Railroad between and to the Ohio River until March, 1863; and from Monocacy Bridge to the Ohio River until April, 1864. Action at Vance's Ford, near Romney. September 17, 1862. Charlestown. W. Va., May 15, 1863. Perryville june 14, 1863 (Co. "F"). Point of Rocks June 17 (Co. "F"). Summit Point October 7, 1863 (Co. "F"). Charlestown, W. Va., October 18, 1863. Burlington November 16. Salem December 16, 1863. Jackson River, near Covington, December 19, 1863. Ridgeville, Va., January 4, 1864. Moorefield Junction January 8, 1864. Medley January 30, 1864. Hunter's Raid on Lynchburg May 26-July 1, 1864. Lynchburg June 17-18. Salem June 21. Salem Branch Bridge July 4. Sir John's Run July 6. Snicker's Gap July 18. Kernstown, Winchester July 24. Martinsburg July 25. Back Creek Bridge July 27. Hancock, Md., July 31. Green Springs Run August 2. Guard duty in West Virginia until May, 1865. Mustered out May 29, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 9 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 84 Enlisted men by disease, Total 94.

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