Infantry Units: 2nd Ohio Volunteer Cavalry

The biographical sketches here show only those members of the unit who wrote letters to their local newspapers. Information may be drawn from the unit roster, newspaper obituaries, or other biographical sources.

Roster - Company A, 2nd OVC

First Lieutenant Stephen A. Mason

Stephen A. Mason enlisted as a 44 year old Second Lieutenant in Company M, 2nd Ohio Volunteer Cavalry on August 20, 1861, mustering into service the same day. He was promoted to First Lieutenant and transferred to Company A February 18, 1863. Wounded in action June 28, 1864 at the Battle of Stoney Creek, he was discharged for disability May 22, 1865.
Letter: Elyria Independent Democrat: July 20, 1864

Roster - Company B, 2nd OVC

Private Thomas D. Scott

Thomas D. Scott enlisted as a 50 year old Private in Company B, 2nd Ohio Volunteer Cavalry on August 12, 1861, mustering into service the same day. He transferred to the 25th Ohio Battery on February 17, 1863, and later died of disease August 17, 1863 at Clarendon, Arkansas.
Letters: Darke County Democrat- November 6, 1861, November 20, 1861

Roster - Company H, 2nd OVC

Captain Franklin S. Case

Franklin S. Case enlisted as a 22 year old Second Lieutenant in Company H, 2nd Ohio Volunteer Cavalry on August 25, 1861, mustering into service October 8, 1861. Promoted to First Lieutenant to date May 10, 1862 and to Captain May 19, 1863, he was wounded in action June 9, 1863 near Monticello, Kentucky. He was later captured June 29, 1864 at Reams' Station, Virginia and was confined at Macon and Columbia prisons. He was mustered out May 26, 1865.
Letter: Elyria Independent Democrat: February 19, 1862

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