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Georgia 2nd Cavalry (Confederate)

2/1/62

Organized - Georgia 2nd Cavalry - Georgia

10/8/62

Battle - Perryville - Perryville, Kentucky

Perryville
Perryville

On October 7, 1862, Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Buell's Army of the Ohio, in pursuit of Gen Braxton Bragg's Army of Mississippi, approached the crossroads town of Perryville, Kentucky. Union forces skirmished with Confederates on the Springfield Pike before heavy fighting began on Peters Hill. The next day, fighting continued as a Union division advanced up the pike. After noon, a Confederate division struck the Union left flank and forced it to fall back. When more Confederates joined the fray, the Union line ma…READ MORE

7/22/64

Leadership Change - Regiment - Colonel Charles C. Crews

7/22/64

Leadership Change - Brigade - Brigadier General Alfred Iverson

Brigadier GeneralAlfred Iverson

7/22/64

Leadership Change - Division - Major General William T. Martin

Major GeneralWilliam T. Martin

7/22/64

Battle - Atlanta - Fulton County, Georgia; DeKalb County, Georgia

Atlanta
Atlanta

Despite the defeat at Peach Tree Creek, Confederate Lieut. Gen. John Bell Hood still had hopes of driving Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's Yankees from the outskirts of Atlanta with an offensive blow. On the night of July 21, 1864, Hood ordered Lt. Gen. William J. Hardee's corps to make 15-mile night march and assault the Union left flank east of the city, held by Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson's Army of the Tennessee. Joining the attack with Hardee would be the corps of Maj. Gen. Benjamin Cheatham. Hood attac…READ MORE

4/26/65

Mustered Out - Georgia 2nd Cavalry - Georgia

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