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2nd Regiment Arkansas Volunteer Cavalry
Flag of the United States, 1865-1867
Active March 25, 1863 to August 10, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Cavalry

The 2nd Regiment Arkansas Volunteer Cavalry (1862-1865) was a cavalry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Although Arkansas joined the Confederate States of America in 1861, not all of its citizens supported secession. Arkansas formed some 48 infantry regiments to serve in the Confederate Army, but also formed another 11 regiments that served in the Union Army.

The 2nd Arkansas Cavalry was organized at Helena, Arkansas and Pilot Knob, Missouri and mustered into Federal service in July, 1862. The regiment was mustered out August 20, 1865.

See also[]

  • List of Arkansas Union Civil War Units
  • Arkansas in the American Civil War