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
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
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
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