19th Regiment Volunteers-2nd Cavalry was organized at Kittrell's Springs, North Carolina, in September, 1861. The men were from the counties of Gates, Iredell, Cherokee, Hertford, Cumberland, Nash, Wilson, Franklin, Guilford, Beaufort, Bertie, Moore, Northampton, and Orange. The regiment was assigned to General W.H.F. Lee's, L.S. Baker's, James B. Gordon's, and Barringer's Brigade. It saw action in the conflicts at New Bern, Fredericksburg, Stuart's raid into Pennsylvania, Brandy Station, Upperville, Hanover, Gettysburg, Todd's Tavern, Hanover Court House, Haw's Tavern, Black's and White's, Wilson's Farm, Hampton's Cattle Raid, and Five Forks. This unit had 145 effectives at Gettysburg and the records show 7 at Appomattox. Its commanders were Colonels Clinton M. Andrews, Matthew L. Davis, Jr., William P. Roberts, William G. Robinson, Samuel B. Spruill, and Solomon Williams, and Majors John V.B. Rogers and John W. Woodfin.