2nd U.S. Volunteer Infantry

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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.

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  • Movements:
    • 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.


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