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=== Brief History ===
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=== Brief History ===
  
 
The2nd Regiment New Hampshire Cavalry was originally organized as the 8th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry December 23, 1861. The designation of the 8th Regiment changed to 2nd New Hampshire Cavalry December, 1863. They mustered out November 9, 1865. <ref>National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010.</ref>  
 
The2nd Regiment New Hampshire Cavalry was originally organized as the 8th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry December 23, 1861. The designation of the 8th Regiment changed to 2nd New Hampshire Cavalry December, 1863. They mustered out November 9, 1865. <ref>National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010.</ref>  
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For more information about the 2nd Regiment, New Hampshire Cavalry and its history, see:  
 
For more information about the 2nd Regiment, New Hampshire Cavalry and its history, see:  
  
*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnhtr1.htm#2ndcav 2nd Regiment Cavalry], (accessed 19 July 2012).<br>
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*The Civil War Archive section, [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnhtr1.htm#2ndcav 2nd Regiment Cavalry], (accessed 19 July 2012).
  
 
*John M. Stanyan,''A history of the Eighth Regiment of New Hampshire Volunteers, including its service as infantry, Second N. H. Cavalry, and Veteran Battalion in the Civil War of 1861-1865, covering a period of three years, ten months, and nineteen days'', Concord, New Hampshire, Ira.C Evans, 1892. Available online at [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofeighthr92stan#page/n7/mode/2up Internet Arhives], (accessed 11 Mar 2011).
 
*John M. Stanyan,''A history of the Eighth Regiment of New Hampshire Volunteers, including its service as infantry, Second N. H. Cavalry, and Veteran Battalion in the Civil War of 1861-1865, covering a period of three years, ten months, and nineteen days'', Concord, New Hampshire, Ira.C Evans, 1892. Available online at [http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofeighthr92stan#page/n7/mode/2up Internet Arhives], (accessed 11 Mar 2011).
  
=== Company Rosters ===
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=== Company Rosters ===
  
 
[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/nh/topic/civilwar/nh2ndcavreg.htm 2nd Regiment, New Hampshire Cavalry Roster], (accessed 11 Mar 2011). This is not a complete roster.  
 
[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/nh/topic/civilwar/nh2ndcavreg.htm 2nd Regiment, New Hampshire Cavalry Roster], (accessed 11 Mar 2011). This is not a complete roster.  
  
See [[8th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry|8th Regiment, New Hampshire]] for a listing of the counties of residence for each company in this regiment, as the 2nd Regiment, New Hampshire Cavalry began as the 8th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry.<br>
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See [[8th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry|8th Regiment, New Hampshire]] for a listing of the counties of residence for each company in this regiment, as the 2nd Regiment, New Hampshire Cavalry began as the 8th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry.
  
=== Other Sources<br> ===
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=== Other Sources ===
  
*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|Beginning United States Civil War Research]] gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Connecticut in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).<br>
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*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|Beginning United States Civil War Research]] gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Connecticut in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
  
*National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm 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. <br>
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*National Park Service, [https://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm 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.
  
*[[Connecticut in the Civil War|Connecticut in the Civil War]] describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Connecticut, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc. <br>
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*[[Connecticut in the Civil War|Connecticut in the Civil War]] describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Connecticut, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  
*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|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, See the [[8th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry|8th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry]] for more information.<br>
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*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|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, See the [[8th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry|8th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry]] for more information.
  
 
*[http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/ Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 1 Apr 2011), can be searched by soldier's name or by regiment; includes regimental rosters and additional history of the regiment. This site uses Joseph H. Crute's book, ''Units of the Confederate States Army'', as their main source for the regiment history. Family History Library book 973 M2crua, {{FHL|590033|item}}, [http://www.worldcat.org/title/units-of-the-confederate-states-army/oclc/18272222&referer=brief_results WorldCat], (accessed 1 Apr 2011).
 
*[http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/ Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 1 Apr 2011), can be searched by soldier's name or by regiment; includes regimental rosters and additional history of the regiment. This site uses Joseph H. Crute's book, ''Units of the Confederate States Army'', as their main source for the regiment history. Family History Library book 973 M2crua, {{FHL|590033|item}}, [http://www.worldcat.org/title/units-of-the-confederate-states-army/oclc/18272222&referer=brief_results WorldCat], (accessed 1 Apr 2011).
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*[http://www.footnote.com Footnote.com], (accessed 1 Apr 2011). (A subscription website, but is available for use at the Family History Library and some Family History Centers). It has digital Civil War soldier service records and brief regiment histories (located at the bottom of some of the muster rolls).
 
*[http://www.footnote.com Footnote.com], (accessed 1 Apr 2011). (A subscription website, but is available for use at the Family History Library and some Family History Centers). It has digital Civil War soldier service records and brief regiment histories (located at the bottom of some of the muster rolls).
  
=== References ===
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=== References ===
  
 
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Latest revision as of 21:04, 26 December 2017

Brief History[edit | edit source]

The2nd Regiment New Hampshire Cavalry was originally organized as the 8th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry December 23, 1861. The designation of the 8th Regiment changed to 2nd New Hampshire Cavalry December, 1863. They mustered out November 9, 1865. [1]

For more information about the 2nd Regiment, New Hampshire Cavalry and its history, see:

  • John M. Stanyan,A history of the Eighth Regiment of New Hampshire Volunteers, including its service as infantry, Second N. H. Cavalry, and Veteran Battalion in the Civil War of 1861-1865, covering a period of three years, ten months, and nineteen days, Concord, New Hampshire, Ira.C Evans, 1892. Available online at Internet Arhives, (accessed 11 Mar 2011).

Company Rosters[edit | edit source]

2nd Regiment, New Hampshire Cavalry Roster, (accessed 11 Mar 2011). This is not a complete roster.

See 8th Regiment, New Hampshire for a listing of the counties of residence for each company in this regiment, as the 2nd Regiment, New Hampshire Cavalry began as the 8th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry.

Other Sources[edit | edit source]

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Connecticut 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.
  • Connecticut in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Connecticut, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 1 Apr 2011), can be searched by soldier's name or by regiment; includes regimental rosters and additional history of the regiment. This site uses Joseph H. Crute's book, Units of the Confederate States Army, as their main source for the regiment history. Family History Library book 973 M2crua, FHL Collection, WorldCat, (accessed 1 Apr 2011).
  • Footnote.com, (accessed 1 Apr 2011). (A subscription website, but is available for use at the Family History Library and some Family History Centers). It has digital Civil War soldier service records and brief regiment histories (located at the bottom of some of the muster rolls).

References[edit | edit source]

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