Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry veterans at dedication of monument to Second Minnesota, Snodgrass Ridge, Chickamauga, Georgia.

Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry veterans at dedication of monument to Second Minnesota, Snodgrass Ridge, Chickamauga, Georgia.

Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry veterans at dedication of monument to Second Minnesota, Snodgrass Ridge, Chickamauga, Georgia.

Civil War bullets

Civil War bullets

Six bullets retrieved from the Mill Springs Battlefield by George L. Gates, Co. A, Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry.

Civil War saxhorn

Civil War saxhorn

Saxhorn used by Kelsey D. Chase, Co. K, Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry.

Second Minnesota Regiment at Mission Ridge, Nov. 25, 1863

Second Minnesota Regiment at Mission Ridge, Nov. 25, 1863

Stephen Volk's painting, in the Governor's Reception Room at the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul, depicts Lt. Col. Judson W. Bishop leading his Second Minnesota Regiment in their famous assault on Missionary Ridge, November 25, 1863.

Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment

On Wednesday afternoon, November 25, 1863, the Second Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment participated in one of the most dramatic assaults of the Civil War. They were fighting the Battle of Missionary Ridge, one of several important battles they had been involved in throughout their two years of service in the Union Army. This battle would prove to be the most significant in the history of the regiment.

Minnesota men at Camp Meade?

Minnesota men at Camp Meade?

Members of the Fifteenth Regiment in their lodgings at Camp Mead.

Members of the 15th Minnesota Regiment boarding train for Camp Meade.

Members of the 15th Minnesota Regiment boarding train for Camp Meade.

Members of the Fifteenth Regiment boarding a train to Camp Mead.

15th Minnesota Volunteers at Camp McKenzie, Georgia.

15th Minnesota Volunteers at Camp McKenzie, Georgia.

Quarters of the Fifteenth Regiment at Fort McKenzie, c. 1898

15th Minnesota Volunteers at Camp McKenzie.

15th Minnesota Volunteers at Camp McKenzie.

Officers of the Fifteenth Regiment at Fort McKenzie, c. 1898

15th regiment moved from Camp Ramsey on the State Fairgrounds to try and control the spread of typhoid fever.

15th regiment moved from Camp Ramsey on the State Fairgrounds to try and control the spread of typhoid fever.

Temporary dwellings of the Fifteenth Regiment after abandoning the Fairgrounds, c.1898

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