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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
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The 2nd Regiment consisted of companies from [[Atchison County, Kansas|Atchison]], [[Doniphan County, Kansas|Doniphan]],&nbsp;[[Miami_County,_Kansas|Miami]], [[Linn_County,_Kansas|Linn]]&nbsp;and [[Wyandotte_County,_Kansas|Wyandotte]]&nbsp;counties.Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first. <br>
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The 2nd Regiment consisted of companies from [[Atchison County, Kansas|Atchison]], [[Bourbon_County,_Kansas|Bourbon]], [[Doniphan County, Kansas|Doniphan]],&nbsp;[[Miami County, Kansas|Miami]], [[Linn County, Kansas|Linn]]&nbsp;and [[Wyandotte County, Kansas|Wyandotte]]&nbsp;counties.Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first. <br>
  
 
2nd Kansas Infantry rosters  
 
2nd Kansas Infantry rosters  

Revision as of 17:54, 7 December 2011

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

The 2nd Regiment, Kansas Infantry was organized at Lawrence for three months May, 1861 and mustered in at Kansas City June 20, 1861. It mustered out October 31, 1861.[1]

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin[edit | edit source]

The 2nd Regiment consisted of companies from Atchison, Bourbon, DoniphanMiami, Linn and Wyandotte counties.Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

2nd Kansas Infantry rosters

Field and Staff Officers
Non-Commissioned Staff
Company A
Company B
Company C
Company D
Company E
Company F
Company G
Company H
Company I
Company K

Index

Other Sources[edit | edit source]

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier or sailor. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in 'Kansas 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.
  • Kansas in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Kansas, 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 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, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.

References[edit | edit source]

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