2nd U.S. Volunteer Infantry
2nd U.S. Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at Covington, La., June 15 to 26, 1898, with 45 officers and 950 enlisted men.
- Changed station to New Orleans July 25
- Sailed from New Orleans, La., July 28, arrived at Santiago, Cuba, August 5
- Stationed at Songo, Holguin, Cristo, and Gibara, Cuba
- Sailed from Gibara on steamship "Logan" May 25, 1899; arrived at New York City May 29, and at Camp Meade, Pa., May 31
Mustered out of the service of the United States at Camp Meade June 22, 1899, with 44 officers and 644 enlisted men Casualties while in service: Officers-died of disease, 1. Enlisted men-died of disease, 37; killed by accident, 2; deserted, 11.
- Correspondence Relating to the War with Spain, Center for Military History, U.S. Army, Vol 1
- The Organization of the Army during the Spanish-American War, page 509
- Organization of Volunteers, page 581