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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.  
 
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.  
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Company A - many men from Summit County<br>Company B - many men from Cuyahoga County<br>Company C - many men from Trumbull County<br>Company D - many men from Trumbull County<br>Company E - many men from Columbiana &amp; Mahoning Counties<br>Company F - many men from Ashtabula County<br>Company G - many men from Lake, Geauga &amp; Portage Counties<br>Company H - many men from Loraine County<br>Company I - many men from Hamilton &amp; Medina Counties<br>Company K - many men from Cuyahoga County<br>Company L - many men from Summit County<br>Company M - many men from Cuyahoga County, Richland &amp; adjoining counties
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County listing from Steve Ward's ''Buckeyes All'' Volume I.,&nbsp;&nbsp;as given on Larry Stevens' web page, [[ohiocivilwar.com/cwc2.html|2nd Ohio Cavalry.]]
  
 
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Brief History

The 2nd Regiment, Ohio Cavalry mustered in on August to October, 1861 at Cleveland and Camp Dennison, Ohio.  They mustered out October 12, 1865 at Department of Missouri.[1]

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

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.

Company A - many men from Summit County
Company B - many men from Cuyahoga County
Company C - many men from Trumbull County
Company D - many men from Trumbull County
Company E - many men from Columbiana & Mahoning Counties
Company F - many men from Ashtabula County
Company G - many men from Lake, Geauga & Portage Counties
Company H - many men from Loraine County
Company I - many men from Hamilton & Medina Counties
Company K - many men from Cuyahoga County
Company L - many men from Summit County
Company M - many men from Cuyahoga County, Richland & adjoining counties

County listing from Steve Ward's Buckeyes All Volume I.,  as given on Larry Stevens' web page, 2nd Ohio Cavalry.



Other Sources

References

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