The Civil War in the East

2nd Maryland Regiment Potomac Home Brigade Cavalry

The Second Maryland Regiment Potomac Home Brigade Infantry lost 1 officer and 9 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 84 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

 

1861

August - October

Organized at Cumberland, Md. for duty on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Patterson Creek and Romney, W. Va. Attached to Railroad District West Virginia

August 23

Skirmish at Springfield, W. Va.

August 26

Skirmish at Blue House

October 26

Skirmishes at South Branch Bridge, Mill Creek Mills, Romney and Springfield

1862

January 4

Skirmish at Great Cacapon Bridge

February

Attached to District of Cumberland, Mountain Department. Duty at Charlestown, New Creek and Cumberland guarding Railroad between and to the Ohio River

March

Duty from Monocacy Bridge to the Ohio River

April

Attached to Railroad District, Dept. of the Mountains

July

Attached to Railroad District, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department

September 17

Action at Vance's Ford, near Romney.

September

Attached to Railroad Division, District of West Virginia, Dept. of the Ohio

1863

January

Attached to Cumberland, Md., Defenses Upper Potomac. 8th Army Corps, Middle Dept.

Company F attached to Cavalry, Martinsburg, W. Va.; 8th Army Corps

March

Attached to 5th Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Army Corps

Company F attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division. 8th Army Corps

May 15

Charlestown. W. Va.

June

Attached to Mulligan's Brigade, Scammon's Division, Army of West Virginia

Company F attached to 1st Brigade, Maryland Heights, Division West Virginia

June 14

Perryville (Company F)

June 17

Point of Rocks (Company F)

October 7

Summit Point (Company F)

October 18

Charlestown, W. Va.

November 16

Burlington

December

Attached to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division West Virginia

Company F attached to Cavalry, 1st Division West Virginia

December 16

Salem

December 19

Jackson River, near Covington

1864

January 4

Ridgeville, Va.

January 8

Moorefield Junction

January 30

Medley

April

Attached to Reserve Division, Kelly's Command, West Virginia

May 26-July 1

Hunter's Raid on Lynchburg

June 17-18

Lynchburg

June 21

Salem

July 4

Salem Branch Bridge

July 6

Sir John's Run

July 18

Snicker's Gap

July 24

Kernstown, Winchester

July 25

Martinsburg

July 27

Back Creek Bridge

July 31

Hancock, Md.

August 2

Green Springs Run

August

Guard duty in West Virginia

1865

April

Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division West Virginia

May 29

Mustered out




 
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