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2nd Kentucky Infantry      
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Jacob Wilham Schroder - Unknown   
I am trying to locate information about
Jacob Welham Schroeder
Greenup, County, Kentucky
He served with 2nd Kentucky Infantry C.S.A
Was killed in 1864
I am hitting a brick wall everywhere
Any help would be greatful
Also you can contact my friend Mike Hagan at
Contact Name:  Jay Schroeder
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Date Added:  8/4/2009
Company Unknown
Richard Curd Thomas - Asst Surgeon   
Richard Curd Thomas was a MD.. He was from Warren Co. Ky. He served as Asst. Surgeon in the 2nd and 6th Regiments Kentucky Mounted Infantry. He surrendered at Washington Georgia 7 May 1865.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  11/10/2014
Company A
John Wesley Edwards - Private   
My great-grandfather was JW Edwards, a private in Co. A, 2nd KY Mounted Infantry, CSA. His two brothers, Solomon and Ezekiel, and their cousin George Washington Atchison also served in that Co. Only my great-grandfather survived the war. Ezekiel is buried at Hartsville, TN.
Contact Name:  Susan Cox
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Date Added:  3/17/2009
Company A
Elias H Gay - Private   
Born in Weakley Co., Tennessee in 1842. Enlisted at Camp Boone, Montgomery Co., Tennessee on 15 July 1861. Captured at the Battle of Fort Donelson on 16 Feb 1862 and sent to Camp Douglas Prison in Chicago. He was paroled and declared exchanged in Sept 1862. He was killed in action at the Battle of Chickamauga on 20 Sept 1863.
Contact Name:  George Hill
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Date Added:  10/28/2011
Company A
James Mc Connell - Private   
My great grandmother's uncle.
Contact Name:  Barry Sowell
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Date Added:  4/10/2008
Company B
Joseph Cabell Breckinridge - Captain   
Enlisted in Company B, Kentucky 2nd Infantry Regiment on 13 Jul 1861.Promoted to Full Captain.
Contact Name:  John R Sloan
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Date Added:  5/23/2013
Company B
Robert Jefferson Breckinridge - Captain   
Birth: Sep. 14, 1834 Baltimore City, Maryland, Death: Mar. 13, 1915 Son of Rev. Robert J. Breckinridge, a prominent unionist spokesman, and his wife, Ann Preston. Cousin of Gen. John C. Breckinridge, brother of Col. W.C.P. Breckinridge. Attended Centre College and the University of Virginia. Lawyer in Danville and Lexington. Said to have been drummed out of college for drinking. In U.S. Coastal Survey. Married Kate Morrison; Lilla Morrison. Captain, Kentucky State Guard, May 11, 1861. Captain, Company B, Second Kentucky, July 5, 1861. Delegate to Kentucky secession convention. Confederate congressman, 1862-1863. Commissioned colonel of cavalry September 13, 1864, for a term of three months, in order to recruit behind Union lines in Kentucky.Prisoner of War ( POW ) Captured Woodford County, Kentucky, February 22, 1865. To Johnston's Island prisoner-of-war camp. Released May 22, 1865. Postwar lawyer and judge in Lincoln County, Kentucky, New York City, and Danville. Died March 13, 1915, Danville.Buried Lexington Cemetery. Kentucky Confederate governor Richard Hawes called him' a gentleman of considerable political intelligence. ' Burial: Lexington Cemetery LexingtonFayette CountyKentucky, USA Created by: NonameRecord added: Nov 14, 2009 Find A Grave Memorial# 44321888
Contact Name:  John R Sloan
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Date Added:  5/31/2013
Company B
Finis Erastus Cummins - Private   
A cousin, Finis E. Cummins served in Co. B, 2nd KY Infantry, later in 8th KY. Cav. Imprisoned at Rock Island, Ill. 1863-1864. From Lyon Co, KY.
Contact Name:  Sam Comyns
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Date Added:  8/10/2010
Company C
William Edwin Craycroft - Private   
Enlisted at Camp Boone, TN on 16 July 1861 after traveling 165 miles to place of rendezvous. Captured at Ft. Donelson, TN 16 Feb 1862. Imprisoned at Camp Morton, IN from February to August 24, 1862. Moved from Camp Morton, IN to Vicksburg, MS to be exchanged. Fought at Ft. Donelson, TN, Hartsville, Stones River, Jackson, Chickamauga, Mission Ridge, Rocky Face Gap, Resaca, and Dallas, GA; from Dallas, GA to Atlanta; at Peachtree and Intrenchment Creeks; on Sand Town Road; at Jonesboro both days, and in the Mounted Infantry engagements. Surrendered at Washington, GA on 11 May 1865. Oath of Allegiance taken at Nashville, TN on 10 June 1865 and allowed to return home. Died 30 March 1904 at the Confederate Home in Pewee Valley, Oldham County, KY and is buried in the Confederate Cemetery there.
Contact Name:  Michael James
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Date Added:  3/24/2006
Company C
Philip Lightfoot Lee - Colonel   
Distinguished officer in the Confederate Army in Civil War
2nd Ky Inf, Co C Bullitt Co, KY
Contact Name:  Gay Mathis
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Date Added:  5/9/2007
Company C
John Henry Purdy - Private   
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Contact Name:  Hanna
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Date Added:  5/26/2015
Company F
Charles Letterman Ford - Sergeant   
Ford Family from W.Virginia and Pike Co. Kentucky, buried at the Ford Family graveyard, Pike Co. Ky.
Contact Name:  Ralph E. Ford II
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Date Added:  5/29/2005
Company L
Charles Morehead Thomas - Private   
Charles is one of 17 Thomas' that served in this unit. It was truly a family affair. He enlisted at Harteville, on 14 August 1862 at age 15. He was paid his $50 bonus and was on detached duty per his CMR for Nov. Dec. 1862. He is found in Co. M and again in the [New] Co L. A pay receipt in his records show him being paid for the first time on 24 Sept. 1863. Paid $240.00 , $120 for service pay , 10 months at $12 per month and 40 cents a day for use of his horse for 300 days. He is paroled at Gallatin, Tenn. 17 May 1865 at age 18. Charles should have been placed in the 2nd KY Cavalry
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  11/11/2014
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