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Re: Co F 2nd Ky cavalry
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That kind of information, particularly at the micro-level listed, is particularly difficult if not impossible. Sort of like panning for gold in a stream down the street.

To get any kind of answer, you would have to locate a diary or memoir by a company member. To save years of fruitless effort, I would suggest that you adjust to a mid-level search and ask questions about the regiment and the brigade to which it was assigned. You would still do well to look for a memoir or journal kept by a member of the command at large.

Each brigade had an ordnance officer on staff. Once a unit entered service, ammunition and firearms were issued to each command (regiment or battalion) by him. If you know what kind of ammunition he was issuing, you have a good idea what kinds of weaponry were being used in the brigade. That's available in the officer's military service file.

One other point -- since the Confederate government went through a period in which unarmed companies were being turned away, it's helpful to know exactly when when the company entered service.

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