.--The cavalry from this State served in Dakota Territory
, where an active war was carried on with the Sioux Indians
and other hostile tribes.
The 2d Minnesota Infantry distinguished itself early in the war by its participation in the battle of Mill Springs
, one of the first battles, and the first Union victory, in the West
It took a prominent part in this engagement, its casualties amounting to 12 killed and 33 wounded.1
this regiment fought in Vandever
's (3d) Brigade, Brannan
's (3d) Division, Fourteenth Corps, its losses on that field aggregating 34 killed, 107 wounded,2
and 51 missing; total, 192.
The 3d Minnesota served mostly in Minnesota
, and on the frontier.
The 4th sustained its principal losses at Vicksburg
, and at Allatoona Pass.
One company (B) of the 5th Minnesota lost 23 men killed in a fight with Indians at Red Wood.
, August 18, 1862.
This regiment fought at Corinth
, in the Red River campaign
, at Tupelo
, and, at Spanish Fort
, in the Mobile
campaign of 1865.
It was also prominently engaged at Nashville
where it lost 14 killed, 92 wounded,3
and 1 missing; total, 107.