2nd Florida Cavalry Regiment (Union)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

2nd Florida Cavalry Regiment
ActiveDecember 1863 – November 29, 1865
DisbandedNovember 29, 1865
Country United States
EngagementsAmerican Civil War

The 2nd Florida Cavalry Regiment was a Cavalry regiment from Florida that served in the Union Army between December 1863 and November 29, 1865, during the American Civil War.


Organized at Cedar Key and Key West, Florida between December 1863 and June 1864. Attached to District of Key West and Tortugas, Department of the Gulf and the Department of Florida to November 1865.[1]

SERVICE – Duty at Fort Myers, Cedar Key and in District of Key West till June, 1865. Skirmishes at Pease Creek, Florida, February 13–14 and February 20, 1864. Attack on Fort Myers February 20. Affair at Tampa May 6. Operations on West Coast of Florida July 1–31. Expedition to Bayport, Florida July 1–4. Skirmishes at Station Four, near Cedar Key, July 6. Expedition to St. Andrews Bay July 20–29. Fort Myers August 26. Expedition to Bayport October 1, and to St. Andrews Bay October 20–29. Near Magnolia October 24. Expedition to Otter Creek, on Florida Railroad, October 30–31. Braddock's Farm, near Welaka, Florida, February 5, 1865. Station Four, near Cedar Key, February 13. Attack on Fort Myers February 20. Operations near St. Marks, Florida February 21 – March 7. East River Bridge March 4–5. Newport Bridge March 5–6. Natural Bridge (in Leon County, Florida) March 6. Occupation of Tampa May 27. Duty in District of Florida till November. Mustered out on November 29, 1865.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Dyer (1959), Volume 3. p. 1,020.