Union Regimental Histories

 

Missouri

 

6th Regiment Cavalry

Organized February 14, 1862, by consolidation of Wright's, Wood's and Hawkins' Battalions. Attached to District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to July, 1862. District of Eastern Arkansas, Dept. of Missouri, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd (Cavalry) Division, District of Eastern Arkansas, to January, 1863 (6 Companies). 1st Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of Tennessee, to April, 1863 (6 Companies). Headquarters 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to August, 1863 (6 Cos.). Cavalry Brigade, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to November, 1863 (6 Cos.). 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1864 (7 Cos.). 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1864. District of Southern Alabama. Dept. of the Gulf, to February, 1865. Separate Brigade, District of Baton Rouge, La., Dept. of the Gulf, February, 1865 (7 Cos.). Cavalry Brigade, District of Baton Rouge, La., to July, 1865. Dept. of Texas to September, 1865. Cos. "A," "D," "E" and "L" attached to District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to October, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of the Frontier, Dept. of Missouri, to June, 1863. District of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to October, 1863. District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to muster out.

SERVICE.--Curtis' Campaign in Southwest Missouri and Arkansas February-March, 1862. Marshfield, Mo., February 9. Sugar Creek, Ark., February 17. Bentonville February 17. West Plains, Mo., February 19. Keytesville February 25. Battles of Pea Ridge, Ark., March 6-8. Spring River March 13. Salem Spring River March 18 (Detachment). Scout through Gadfly, Newtonia, Granby, Neosho and Valley of Indian Creek and skirmish April 8. Scout from Batesville, Ark., June 16-17 (4 Cos.). White Oak Bayou, Miss., June 23 (Battalion). Near Fayetteville, Ark., July 15. Expedition to Coldwater, Miss., July 22-25 (Battalion). White Oak Bayou, Miss., July 29 (Battalion). Chariton Bridge, Mo., August 3. Montevallo August 7. Between Stockton and Humansville August 12. Stockton August 12. Neosho August 21. Hickory Grove August 23 (Co. "B"). Expedition from Clarendon, Ark., to Lawrenceville and St. Charles September 11-13. Occupation of Newtonia, Mo., October 4 (2nd Battalion). Expedition from Helena, Ark., to Grenada, Miss.. November 27-December 5. Oakland, Miss., December 3. Cane Hill, Boston Mountains, Ark. (2nd Battalion). Battle of Prairie Grove, Ark., December 7 (2nd Battalion). Near Helena, Ark., December 14 (Co. "E"). Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 20, 1862-January 3, 1863. Expedition from Milliken's Bend to Dallas Station and Delhi December 25-26, 1862. Expedition over Boston Mountains to Van Buren, Ark., December 27-29 (2nd Battalion). Reconnaissance toward White River and St. Charles January 13, 1863 (Squadron). Carthage January 23, 1863. Expedition from Young's Point, La., to Greenville, Miss., and Cypress Bend, Ark., February 14-29. Cypress Bend, Ark., February 19 (Detachment). Fish Lake, near Greenville, Miss., and Deer Creek, near Greenville, February 23 (Detachment). Operations from Milliken's Bend, La., to New Carthage March 31-April 17 (1st Battalion). Near Dunbar's Plantation, Bayou Vidal, April 7 (Detachment). Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Port Gibson May 1. Near Black River May 5. Raid on New Orleans & Jackson Railroad, near Crystal Springs, May 11. Jackson May 14. Champion's Hill May 16. Near Bridgeport May 17. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Mason's Ford. Big Black River, June 9. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Near Baker's Creek July 7. Bolton's Station July 8 (Detachment). Near Clinton July 8 (Detachment). Near Jackson and near Clinton July 9 (Detachment). Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Brookhaven July 18 (Detachment). Moved to the Dept. of the Gulf August. Near Morganza, La., September 8. Atchafalaya September 8-9. Hornersville, Mo., September 20 (2nd Battalion). Sterling's Farm, on Bayou Fordoche, near Morganza, September 27. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 30. Reconnaissance toward Opelousas October 20. Opelousas, Barre Landing, October 21. Washington October 24. Bayou Bourbeaux November 2. Carrion Crow Bayou November 18. Bayou Portage, Grand Lake, November 23. Attack on Bloomfield, Mo., and pursuit to Brown's Ferry November 29-30 (2nd Battalion). Near Vermillionville, La., November 30. Branchville, Ark,, January 17, 1864 (Detachment). Branchville, Ivey's Ford, Pine Bluff, January 19 (Detachment). Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Advance from Franklin to Alexandria March 14-26. Bayou Rapides March 20. Henderson's Hill March 21. Monett's Ferry and Cloutiersville March 29-30. Natchitoches March 31. Crump's Hill, Piney Woods, April 2. Wilson's Farm April 7. Bayou de Paul, Carroll's Mill, April 8. Battle of Sabine Cross Roads April 8. Pleasant Hill April 9. About Cloutiersville April 22-24. Bayou Rapides Bridge and McNutt's Hill, Alexandria, April 27-28. Scout from Pilot Knob, Mo., to Gainesville, Ark., May 10-25 (2nd Battalion). Retreat to Morganza April 13-20. Wilson's Landing May 14. Avoyelle's (or Marksville Prairie) May 15. Old River L May 22. Operations in Southeast Missouri and Northeast Arkansas July 18-August 6 (2nd Battalion). Mazzard's Prairie, Ark., July 27. Osceola August 2 and 4. Elkchute August 4. Bayou Letsworth August 11. Operations in Southwest Missouri and Northwest Arkansas August 15-24 (2nd Battalion). Richland Creek, Ark., August 16 (Detachment). Expedition to Clinton, La., August 23-29. Olive Branch, Corelle River and Clinton August 25. Near Richwood's, Mo., October 4 (Detachment). Tyler's Mills October 7 (2nd Battalion). Expedition from Baton Rouge to Clinton, Greensburg, Osyke and Camp Moore October 5-9. Expedition from Baton Rouge to Brookhaven, Miss., and skirmishes November 14-21. Davidson's Expedition from Baton Rouge against Mobile & Ohio Railroad November 27-December 3. Expedition from Baton Rouge to Clinton and Comite River March 30-April 2, 1865. Duty in District of Baton Rouge, La., until July and the Dept. of Texas until September. Mustered out September 12, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 34 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 6 Officers and 273 Enlisted men by disease. Total 315.

6th Regiment State Militia Cavalry

Organized at large February 27 to April 23, 1862. Attached to District of Central Missouri to June, 1862. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to December, 1862. District of Central Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to July. 1863. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to October, 1864. District of North Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to February, 1865. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty at Cameron and in Central Missouri until June, 1862. Scout in Pettis County July 28-31, 1862 (Co. "F"). Arrow Rock July 29 (Detachment). Ordered to Sedalia, Mo., June 3, arriving June 15, and outpost duty there until August 30. Operations in Saline County July 29-August 2. Lone Jack August 15-16 (3 Cos.). Outpost duty at Warrensburg August 30-September 14. Newtonia September 13. At Sedalia until October 28. Camp Cole October 5. Lexington October 17. March to Harrisonville October 28-November 1. Action with Quantrell at Harrisonville November 3 (Co. "G"). Huntsville November 9. At Warrensville November 27, 1862, to March 15, 1863. At Warsaw until May 3. At Booneville until July. Camp Cole June 8. Florence July 10. Duty at Linn Creek. Warsaw and Osceola. Consolidated at Osceola July 20 and march to Springfield July 27-31. Pursuit of Coffee, Garden Hollow, near Pineville, August 9. Pineville August 13. March to Bentonville, Ark.; Fort Gibson C. N. and Honey Springs, and join Gen. Blount. Blount's Campaign in Indian Nation and Arkansas August and September. Perryville August 26. Scullyville, Ark., August 30-31. Devil's Back Bone September !. Capture of Fort Smith September 1. Expedition to Big Lake, Mississippi County September 7-30 (Detachment). Horse Creek September 17. March to Springfield, Mo., arriving September 18. Operations against Shelby and pursuit to Arkansas River September 22-October 26. Carthage October 2. Neosho October 4 (3 Cos.). Humansville October 16-17. Bloomfield October 22 (Cos. "A," "D," "E," "K," "L"). Harrisonville October 24. Buffalo Mountain October 24. Expedition from Springfield to Huntsville and skirmish November 8-18 (Detachment). Expedition from Springfield to Howell, Wright and Oregon Counties November 28-December 13. Duty at Springfield and in District of Southwest Missouri until July, 1865. Scout from Huston December 9-19. Operations in Northeastern Arkansas January 1-30, 1864. Sylamore Creek, Ark., January 23. Sylamore January 24. Scout from Springfield into Northern Arkansas February 23-March 9 (Detachment). Near Buffalo City, Ark., March 1. Bennett's Bayou March 2 (Detachment). Scout from Yellville to Buffalo River March 13-26 (Detachment). Richland Creek April 13-14 (Detachment). Expedition from Patterson to Bloomfield and Pilot Knob May 16-25 (Detachment). Near White Hare June 15 (Co. "E"). Operations in Randolph County July 23-24. Operations in Ray and Carroll Counties August 12-16. Near Roanoke September 10. Moreau Bottom, Jefferson City, October 7. Near Jefferson City October 8. Russellville October 9. Booneville October 9. Dover October 20. Little Blue October 21. Independence, Big Blue and State Line October 22. Westport October 23. Engagement at the Marmiton (or battle of Charlot) October 25. Mine Creek, Little Osage River, Marias Des Cygnes, October 25. Newtonia October 28. Duty at Springfield and in Southwest Missouri until July, 1865. Mustered out July 18, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 48 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 104 Enlisted men by disease. Total 154.

7th Regiment Cavalry

Organized February 20, 1862, by consolidation of Black Hawk Cavalry and Unattached Companies. Attached to Dept. of Kansas to June, 1862. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to October, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of the Frontier, Dept. of Missouri, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, District of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to August, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Arkansas Expedition, to January, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to May, 1864. Clayton's Independent Cavalry Brigade, 7th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, 7th Army Corps, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division, 7th Army Corps, to February, 1865.

SERVICE.--Operations about Miami and Waverly May 25-28, 1862. Scouts to Waverly, Miami, Franklin and Pink Hill June 4-10 (Cos. "H" and "I"). Pink Hill June 11 (Detachment). Haytown June 23 (Co. "B") Operations about Sibley and Pink Hill June 28-July 1 (Cos. "B," "D," "F" and "K"). Lotspeach Farm, near Wadesburg, July 9. Expeditions in Cass County July 9-11; on Blackwater, near Columbus, July 23. Lone Jack August 16 (5 Cos,). Occupation of Newtonia October 4. Battle of Prairie Grove, Ark., December 7. Van Buren December 21. Expedition over Boston Mountains December 27-29. Moved to Flat Creek February, 1863; thence to Rolla, Mo. Operations against Marmaduke April 17-May 2. At Pilot Knob, Mo., until July. Brownsville, Ark., July 25. Steele's Expedition against Little Rock, Ark., August 1-September 10. Grand Prairie August 17. Brownsville August 25. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Pursuit of Price September 11-14. Near Little Rock September 11. Expedition from Benton to Mt, Ida November 10-18. Reconnaissance from Little Rock December 5-13. Princeton December 8. Branchville January 17, 1864. Monticello March 18, 1864. Steele's Expedition to Camden March 23-May 3. Expedition from Pine Bluff to Mr. Elba and Longview March 27-31. Mt. Elba March 30 and pursuit to Big Creek. Mark's Mills April 25 (Detachment). Expedition from Pine Bluff September 9-11. Near Monticello September 10 (Detachment). Brewer's Lane September 11 (Detachment). Reconnaissance from Little Rock toward Monticello and Mt. Elba October 4-11. Expedition from Pine Bluff and skirmish January 7-9, 1865 (Detachment). Near Pine Bluff January 9. Consolidated with 1st Missouri Cavalry February 22, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 55 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 228 Enlisted men by disease. Total 291.

 

7th Regiment State Militia Cavalry

Organized at large in Missouri March and April, 1862. Served unattached, Dept. of Missouri, to September, 1862. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to October, 1862. Unattached, Army of the Frontier, Dept. of Missouri, to June, 1863. District Central Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Post Oak Creek, near mouth of Briar, March 26, 1862. Warrensburg April 8. Warrensburg May 17 (Co. "G"). Pursuit of Poindexter August 8-15 (Detachment). Independence August 12. Scout from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to Independence August 12-14. Expedition to Hickory Grove August 17-27 (1 Co.). Fayetteville, Ark., October 24. Scout from Linden to White River April 1-5, 1863 (Co. "G"). White River April 17. Scout from Newtonia to French Point and Centre Creek May 13-18 (Detachment). French Point May 15 (Detachment). Carthage May 16 (Detachment). Hartsville May 23. Mountain Store May 26. Carthage June 27-28. Scout from Sedalia August 25-28 (Detachment). Clear Fork August 26 (Detachment). Near Syracuse October 25 (Co. "H"). Warsaw October 7. Near Camp Cole October 9. LaMine Bridge October 10. Booneville October 11-12. Merrill's Crossing and Dug Ford, near Jonesborough, October 12. Blackwater October 12. Marshall, Arrow Rock, Blackwater, October 13. Jonesborough October 14. Warrensburg May 28, 1864. Near Dunksburg June 27-28 (Co. "K"). Wellington July 8. Operations near Wellington July 9-13. warder's Church July 10 (Detachment). Columbia July 12 (Detachment). Johnson County July 16. Clear Fork, near Warrensburg, July 16 (Detachment). Scout in Johnson County July 26-31 (Detachment). Blackwater River July 27 (Co. "G"). Big Creek July 28 (Co. "C"). Expedition from Warrensburg to Chapel Hill July 29-August 2 (Co. "K"). Near Chapel Hill July 30 (Co. "K"). Operations near Holden August 2-8. Merrick's Creek, near Holden, August 8 (Co, "K"). Operations in Johnson county August 11-19 (Detachment). Near Holden August 12 (Detachment). Scout from Crisp's Mills on Big Creek August 25-30 (Co. "M"). Near Rose Hill August 26 (Co. "M"). Near Lone Jack September 1 (Detachment). Operations in Johnson County September 1-9 (Detachment). Expedition from Sedalia to Scott's Ford on Blackwater September 2-4. Scout in Lafayette County September 20-25 (Detachment). Arrow Rock Road September 23 (Detachment). Prince's Shoals, Osage River, Cole County, October 5-6. Near Jefferson City October 8. California and Booneville October 9. Near Booneville October 11-12. Sedalia October 15. Little Blue October 21. Independence, Big Blue and State Line October 22. Westport October 23. Engagement at the Marmiton or Battle of Charlot October 25. Mine Creek, Osage River, Marias Des Cygnes, October 25. Scout from Warrensburg to Greenton Valley November 29-December 3 (Detachment). Scout from Camp Grover to Texas Prairie January 12-15, 1865 (Detachment). Scout from Warrensburg to Miami January 12-17 (Co. "I"). Scout from Warrensburg to Snibar Hills January 18-22 (Detachment). Scout from Warrensburg to Tabo Creek, etc., February 1-5 (Detachment). Scout in Lafayette County February 3-8. Scout from Warrensburg to Columbus and skirmish near Greenton March 19-23 (Detachment). Near Booneville May 3. Duty in Central District of Missouri until July. Mustered out July 11, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 56 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 6 Officers and 152 Enlisted men by disease. Total 218.

8th Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Springfield, Mo., August 6 to September 15, 1862. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of the Frontier, Dept. of Missouri, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, District of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to August, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Arkansas Expedition, to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Army of Arkansas, to January, 1864, and 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to May, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, 7th Army Corps, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division, 7th Army Corps, to March, 1865. 1st Separate Cavalry Brigade, 7th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Springfield, Mo., August 9, 1862. Blount's Campaign in Missouri and Arkansas October 17-December 27. Battle of Prairie Grove, Ark., December 7. Expedition from Fayetteville to Huntsville December 21-23. Expedition over Boston Mountains to Van Buren December 27-29. Bloomfield, Mo., May 12, 1863. Join Davidson's Division at Pilot Knob, Mo., June, 1863, and march to Clarendon on White River, Ark. Steele's Expedition against Little Rock, Ark., August I-September 10. Grand Prairie August 17. Brownsville August 25. Bayou Metoe or Reed's Bridge August 27. Reconnaissance from Brownsville August 29. Ferry's Landing September 7. Bayou Fourche and capture of Little Rock September 10. Pursuit of Price September 11-14. Near Little Rock September 11. Duty at Little Rock until March, 1864. Duvall's Bluff December 1 and December 12, 1863 (Detachments). Indian Bay February 16, 1864. Clarendon March 15. Fitzhugh's Woods, near Augusta, April 1 (Detachment). Cache River Cotton Plant April 21-22. Operations against Shelby north of the Arkansas River May 13-31. Stony Point May 20. Searcy June 3 (Detachment). Bealer's Ferry, Little Red River, June 6 (Detachment). Expedition from Little Rock to Little Red River August 6-16. Jones' Hay Station and Long Prairie August 24. Expedition in pursuit of Shelby August 27-September 6. Expedition from Lewisburg to Strahan Landing November 26-December 2. Expedition from Brownsville to Augusta January 4-27 (Detachment). Duty in the Dept. of Arkansas until July. Mustered out July 20, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 26 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 352 Enlisted men by disease. Total 382.

8th Regiment State Militia Cavalry

Organized at Jefferson City, Bolivar, Warsaw and Linn Creek December 18, 1861, to May 6, 1862. Unattached, Dept. of Missouri, to September, 1862. District of Southwest Missouri to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Post and scout duty at Lebanon, Neosho and Springfield, Mo. Gouge's Mill March 26, 1862 (Detachment). Humansville, Polk County, March 26 (Cos. "A," "B," "D" and "E"). Warsaw April 8, 17 and 28. Licking May 4. Cross Timbers July 28. Lone Jack August 16 (2 Cos.). Lamar November 5 (Detachment). Operations in Sugar Creek Hills December 23-31. Operations against Marmaduke in Missouri December 31, 1862, to January 25, 1863. Sarcoxie Prairie, Newton Country, February 10, 1863. Scouts in Barton and Jasper Counties February 19-22 (Detachment). Greenville Road on Granby March 3 (Detachment). Scout near Neosho April 19-20 (Cos. "L" and "M"). Scout from Newtonia to French Point and Centre Creek with skirmishes May 3-18 (Detachment). French Point May 15 (Detachment). Jasper County June 10. Scout from Greenfield to Golden Grove and Carthage August 6-9 (Co. "A"). Capture of Fort Smith, Ark., August 31. Devil's Back Bone, Ark., and Fort Smith September 1. Cotton Gap September 1. Quincy, Mo., September 4 (Co. "A"). Attack on train between Fort Scott and Carthage September 6 (Detachment). Operations against Shelby September 22-October 26. Near Widow Wheeler's October 4 (Cos. "L" and "M"). Jasper County October 5. Humansville October 16-17. Harrisonville October 24. Buffalo Mountain October 24. Near Neosho November 4-6 (Detachment). Shoal and Turkey Creeks, Jasper County, November 18 (Detachment). DeGreen's Farm, near Lawrenceville, Ark., November 19. Scout from Springfield to Howell, Wright and Oregon Counties November 28-December 18. Springfield, Mo., December 16. Scout from Forsyth to Batesville, Ark., December 26, 1863, to January 2, 1864. Operations in Northwest Arkansas January 16-February 15. Clear Creek and Tomahawk, Ark., January 22. Sylamore Creek and near Burrowsville, Ark., January 23. Cowskin Bottom, Newton County, January 23 (Detachment). Rolling Prairie, Ark., February 4. Near California House February 12 (Detachment). Scout from Lebanon into North Alabama and skirmishes March 17-April 1 (Co. "G"). Scout from Springfield toward Fayetteville, Ark., April 28-May 7 (Cos. "A," "B," "C" and "K"). Bee Creek May 2 (Co. "I"). Spavinaw, Ark., May 13. Mill and Honey Creeks May 30-31. Diamond Grove and Neosho June 3. Scout from Forsyth through Ozark and Douglass Counties June 5-12 (Co. "I"). Diamond Grove Prairie August 1 (Detachment). Operations in Southwest Missouri August 1-28. Rutledge August 4 (Detachment). McDonald County August 5, Cowskin August 5-6. Near Enterprise and Buffalo Creek August 7. Diamond Grove August 21. Fayetteville, Ark., August 28. Carthage September 22 (Detachment). Moreau Bottom, Jefferson City, October 7. Little Blue October 21. Independence October 22. Big Blue, State Line, October 22. Westport October 23. Engagement on the Marmiton or battle of Chariot October 25. Mine Creek, Little Osage River, Marias Des Cygnes, October 25. Newtonia October 28. Expedition to Quincy October 29-November 8. Cane Creek October 29-30. Newtonia October 30. Quincy November 1. Near Quincy November 1-2. Hermitage November 2. Expedition from Springfield to Fort Smith, Ark., November 5-16 (Detachment). Cane Hill November 6. Duty at Lebanon, Neosho and Springfield until July, 1865. Mustered out July 17, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 77 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 131 Enlisted men by disease. Total 212.

9th Regiment Cavalry

Organized originally as Bowen's Cavalry Battalion, which was designated 9th Cavalry October, 1862, by consolidation with other Companies. Attached to District of Rolla, Dept. of Missouri, to December, 1862. Operations in Boone County November 1-10. Expedition from Rolla to Ozark Mountains and skirmish November 30-December 6 (Co. "H"). Discontinued by consolidation with 10th Missouri Cavalry December 4, 1862. Companies "G" and "H" attached to 3rd Missouri Cavalry December 11, 1862.

9th Regiment State Militia Cavalry

Organized at large in Missouri February 12, 1862, to September 20, 1863. Attached to District of Rolla, Dept. of Missouri, to February, 1863. District of North Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Regiment concentrated at Columbia, Mo., May 15, 1862. Ordered to Jefferson City, Mo. Assigned to duty in District of Rolla, Mo., until April, 1863. Action near Memphis, Mo., July 11, 1862. Brown Springs July 27. Moore's Mills, near Fulton, July 28-29. Kirksville August 6 (Detachment). Pursuit of Poindexter and skirmishes at Grand River, Lee's Ford, Chariton River, Walnut Creek, Compton's Ferry, Switzler's Mills and Yellow Creek August 8-15. Near Stockton August 8 and 11 (Detachments). Muscle Shoals August 13. Moved to Jefferson City and duty there and at Glasgow and Fayette until December. Near Cambridge September 26 (Co. "E). In Scotland and Boone Counties September 30 (Detachment). Near Columbia October 2 (Cos. "B" and "C"). Sim's Cove, Cedar Creek, October 5 (Cos. "F" and "G"). Fayette October 7 (Detachment). Near New Franklin October 7 (Detachment). Ordered to Rolla, Mo., December 12, and duty there until April, 1863. Ordered to North Missouri and duty on Hannibal & St, Jo Railroad from St. Joseph to Hannibal and on North Missouri Railroad from Macon to St, Charles protecting roads and operating against guerrillas until March, 1864. Rocheport, Mo., June 1, 1863 (Cos. "A" and "B"). Black Fork Hills July 4 (Detachment). Switzler's Mills July 12 (Detachment). Macon February 12, 1864. Chariton County April 11 (Detachment). Operations against Anderson's, Quantrell's, Todd's, Stevens' and other bands of guerrillas in North Missouri until April, 1865. Near Fayette July 1, 1864 (Detachment). Platte City July 3. Clay County July 4. Near Camden Point July 22. Union Mills July 22. Near Fayette August 3. Huntsville August 7 (Detachment). Operations against Price September-October. Fayette September 24 (Detachment). Near Centralia September 28, Princess Shoals, Osage River, Cole County, October 5-6. Booneville October 9. Glasgow October 15. Little Blue October 21. Independence October 22. Near Glasgow January 10, 1865 (Cos. "G" and "H"). Near Columbia February 12 (Co. "F"). Near Sturgeon February 27. Skirmish in the Perche Hills May 5. Duty in North Missouri until July, Mustered out July 13, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 29 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 76 Enlisted men by disease. Total 108.

10th Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., October, 1862, from 28th Missouri Infantry. Bowen's Battalion assigned as Companies "A," "B," "C" and "D," and six Companies organized for 9th Missouri Cavalry assigned December 17, 1862, as Companies "E," "F," "G" and "H." Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., to January, 1863. District of Memphis, Tenn., 16th Army Corps, Dept. of Tennessee, to March, 1863. Cavalry Brigade, District of Corinth, 16th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, 16th Army Corps, to August, 1863. Cavalry Brigade, 15th Army Corps, to December, 1863. Winslow's Cavalry Brigade, 17th Army Corps, and District of Vicksburg to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, 16th Army Corps, to June, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division, Sturgis' Expedition, June, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, District of West Tennessee, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division, District of West Tennessee, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to May, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to June, 1865.

SERVICE.--Moved to Memphis, Tenn., December, 1862. Duty in the District of Memphis, Tenn., until February, 1863. Moved to Corinth, Miss., February 7-15. Actions at Glendale and Tuscumbia, Ala., February 22. Duty in that district until June. Courtney's Plantation April 11. Burnsville, Ala., and Glendale, Miss., April 14. Dodge's Expedition into Northern Alabama April 15-May 8. Barton Station April 16-17. Dickson Station, Great Bear Creek, Cherokee Station, and Lundy's Lane April 17. Dickson's Station April 19. Rock Cut near Tuscumbia April 22. Dickson's Station and Tuscumbia April 23. Leighton April 23. Lundy's Lane April 25. Town Creek April 27. Expedition from Burnesville to Tupelo, Miss., May 2-8. Guntown May 4. Tupelo May 5. Near Vicksburg, Miss., May 18 (Co. "C"). Expedition from Corinth to Florence, Ala., May 26-31. Florence, Ala., May 28. Hamburg Landing, Tenn., May 29-30. Iuka, Miss., July 7. Jackson, Miss., July 29. Jacinto August 13. Expedition from Corinth to Henderson, Tenn., September 11-16. Clark's Creek Church September 13 (Detachment). Yazoo City, Miss., September 27. Expedition from Big Black River to Yazoo City September 27-October 1 (Detachment). Brownsville September 28. Canton September 28. Moore's Ford near Benton September 29. Messenger's Ford October 5. Expedition to Canton October 14-22. Brownsville October 15. Canton Road near Brownsville October 15-16. Treadwell's Plantation near Clinton and Vernon Cross Roads October 16. Bogue Chitto Creek October 17. Robinson's Mill near Livingston October 17. Livingston Road near Clinton October 18. Treadwell's Plantation October 20. Brownsville October 22. Near Yazoo City October 31. Operations about Natchez, Miss., December 1-10. Natchez December 10 (Detachment). Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2, 1864. Near Bolton's Depot and Champion's Hill February 4. Jackson February 5. Morton and Brandon February 7. Morton February 8. Meridian February 9-13. Hillsboro February 10. Meridian February 13-14. Laudersdale Springs February 16. Union February 21-22. Canton February 24. Near Canton February 26. Sharon February 27. Canton February 29. Livingston March 27. Near Mechanicsburg April 20. Ordered to Memphis, Tenn., April 29. Bolivar, Tenn., May 2. Sturgis' Expedition to Guntown, Miss., June 1-13. Rienzi, Miss., June 6. Danville, Miss., June 6. Brice's or Tishamingo Creek near Guntown June 10. Guntown June 24. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-21. Tupelo July 14-15. Old Town Creek July 15. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Tallahatchie River August 7-9. Hurricane Creek and Oxford August 9. Tallahatchie River August 10. Oxford August 12. Hurricane Creek August 13-14 and 19. Holly Springs August 27-28. Moved to Little Rock September 2-9. Campaign against Price in Arkansas and Missouri September 17-November 30. Actions at Little Blue October 21. Big Blue and State Line October 22. Westport October 23. Engagement at the Marmiton or battle of Chariot October 25. Osage Mine Creek, Marias Des Cygnes, October 25. Rolla November 1. Expedition from Memphis to Moscow November 9-13. A detachment on Grierson's Raid on Mobile & Ohio Railroad December 21, 1864, to January 5, 1865. Verona December 25. Egypt Station December 28, 1864. Regiment at Louisville, Ky., until February, 1865. Moved to Gravelly Springs, Ala., February 5-15, 1865. Wilson's Raid from Chickasaw, Ala., to Macon, Ga., March 22-April 24. Near Montevallo, Ala., March 31. Ebenezer Church near Maplesville April 1. Selma April 2. Columbia, Ga., April 16. Capture of Macon, Ga., April 20. Duty at Macon and in Georgia until June. Mustered out June 20, 1865. (Co, "C" in demonstration on Haines' Blur April 29-May 2, 1863. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. Jackson July 29. Expedition to Yazoo City September 27-October 1.)

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 52 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 295 Enlisted men by disease. Total 352.

 

10th Regiment State Militia Cavalry

Organized at Louisiana, Mo., May 5, 1862. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., and District of North Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to February, 1863.

SERVICE.---Guard line of North Missouri Railroad, Headquarters at Louisiana, Mo., and duty in North Missouri operating against Porter until November, 1862. Actions at Brown's Springs July 27, 1862 (Cos. "B," "D"). Morris Mills, near Fulton, July 28 (Cos. "B," "D"). Kirksville August 6 (1 Co.). Auxvasse Creek October 16. Moved to Jefferson City, thence to Rolla and to Pilot Knob December 10-26, 1862. Designation changed to 3rd Missouri State Militia Cavalry February 6, 1863.

11th Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Benton Barracks and St. Joseph, Mo., March 28 to December 11, 1863. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to December, 1863. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to January, 1864. District of Northeast Arkansas, 7th Army Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to May, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th Army Corps, to September, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, 7th Army Corps, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division, 7th Corps, to March, 1865. Separate Cavalry Brigade, Cavalry Division, 7th Army Corps, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Duty in District of St. Louis, Mo., until December, 1863. At Springfield and Rolla, Mo., until February, 1864. Expedition from Springfield to Huntsville, Carrollton and Berryville, and skirmish, November 10-18, 1863 (Detachment). Operations in Northeast Arkansas January 1-30, 1864. Martin's Creek January 7. Rolling Prairie January 23 (Co. "B"). At Batesville, Ark., February to April. Expedition from Batesville to Searcy Landing January 30-February 3. Morgan's Mill, Spring River, White County, February 9 (Detachment). Independence, Mo., February 19. Waugh's Farm, near Batesville, February 19. Expedition from Rolla to Batesville, Ark., February 29-March 13. Scout from Batesville to West Point, Grand Glaze and Searcy Landing March 15-21 (Detachment). Expedition from Batesville to Coon Creek, Devil's Fork, Red River, March 24-31. Van Buren County March 25. Scout from Batesville to Fairview March 25-26 (Detachment). Near Cross Roads March 27. Spring River, near Smithville, April 13 (Detachment). Jacksonport April 20. Expedition from Jacksonport to Augusta April 23-24. Near Jacksonport April 24. Ordered to Duvall's Bluff May, 1864, and duty there until October. Scout in Craighead and Lawrence Counties June 25-26 (Co. "M"). Clarendon, St. Charles, June 25-26. Clarendon June 27-29. Scout to Searcy and West Point July 26-28 (Detachment). Des Arc July 26 (Detachment). West Point July 28 (Detachment). Hay Station No. 3 July 30 (Detachment). West Point August 5. Expedition from Little Rock to Little Red River August 6-16. Operations in Central Arkansas, with skirmishes August 9-15. Duvall's Bluff August 21 and 24. Long Prairie August 24. Jones' Hay Station August 24. Duvall's Bluff September 6. Searcy September 13. Expedition from Duvall's Bluff toward Clarendon October 16-17 (Detachment). Brownsville October 30. Duty at Brownsville until February, 1865. Expedition from Brownsville to Augusta January 4-27, 1865 (Detachment). Moved to Little Rock February 4, and duty there until June. Moved to New Orleans, La., June 27-July 3. At Greenville until July 27. Mustered out at Greenville July 27 and discharged at St. Louis August 10, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 28 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 5 Officers and 181 Enlisted men by disease. Total 216.

11th Regiment State Militia Cavalry

Organized in Missouri at large January 1 to April 20, 1862. Assigned to duty in District of North Missouri. Actions at Cherry Grove June 26 and July 1. Near Memphis July 18. Newark August 1 (Detachment). Kirksville August 6 (Detachment). Near Stockton August 8 (Detachment). Consolidated with 2nd Regiment Missouri State Militia Cavalry September 2, 1862.

12th Regiment Cavalry

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., November 3, 1863, to March 23, 1864. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. Missouri, to July, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, District of West Tennessee, Dept. Tennessee, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 5th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to May, 1865. Dept. Missouri, Eastern Division, Powder River Expedition, and District of the Plains to April, 1866.

SERVICE.--Duty at St. Louis, Mo., until June 1, 1864. Ordered to Memphis, Tenn., and duty there until August 1. Smith's Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Holly Springs August 1. Elkshute August 4. Tallahatchie River August 7-9. Hurricane Creek and Oxford August 9. Abbeville August 13. Hurricane Creek August 13-14 and 19. College Hill, Oxford, August 23. At White's Station until September 30. March to Clifton and Lawrenceburg in pursuit of Forest September 30-October 8. At Clifton until October 27. Nashville Campaign November-December. March to Pulaski, Tenn., October 27-November 6. Expedition to Moscow November 9-13. Shoal Creek November 11. Eastport, Miss., November 10-11. On line of Shoal Creek November 16-20. Lawrenceburg November 22. Campbellville and Lynnville November 24. In front of Columbia November 24-27. Crossing of Duck River November 28. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood December 17-28. Richland Creek December 24. King's Gap, near Pulaski, December 25. At Gravelly Springs, Ala., and Eastport, Miss. Scouting in Northern Mississippi and Alabama until May, 1865. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., May 12-17, thence to Fort Leavenworth, Kan., and to Omaha, Neb. Powder River Expedition against Indians in Nebraska July 1-September 20. Actions with Indians on Powder River September 1-4 and 5. March from Fort Connor to Fort Laramie September 25-October 4. Engaged in frontier duty until April, 1866. Mustered out April 9, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 35 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 226 Enlisted men by disease. Total 263.

12th Regiment State Militia Cavalry

Organized in Missouri at large December 5, 1861, to May 8, 1862. Attached to Dept. of Missouri and participated in the following service: Expedition from Greenville February 23-25, 1862 (Co. "B"). Mingo Creek, near St. Francisville, February 24 (Co. "B"). Cherry Grove July 1. Greenville July 20 (Cos. "B" and "G"). Greenville July 26. Scout in Southeastern Missouri July 26-29 (Detachment). Bolinger's Mills July 28 (Detachment). Dallas August 24. Crooked Creek, near Dallas, August 24 (1st Battalion). Van Buren October 22. Near Pike Creek and Eleven Points October 25. Pittman's Ferry, Ark., October 27 (Detachment). Scouts about Mingo Swamp February 2-14, 1863. Mingo Swamp February 3. Broken up February 4, 1863.

13th Regiment Cavalry

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., September, 1864, to February, 1865, from Veterans of Missouri State Militia Regiments. Attached to District of Rolla and Dept. of Missouri to July, 1866.

SERVICE.--At St. Louis. Mo., until September, 1864. Operations against Price September to November. Actions at Glasgow. Mo., October 15. Little Blue October 21. Lexington October 21. Independence October 22. Mine Creek, Little Osage River, Marius Des Cygnes, October 25. Carthage October 26. Duty at Rolla until May, 1865. Operations about Stephenson's Mill March 22-23, 1865 (Detachment). Scout from Waynesville March 29-April 2 (Detachment). Scout from Rolla April 21-27 (Co. "M"). Skirmish, Spring Valley, April 23 (Co. "M"). Skirmish near Waynesville May 23 (Detachment). Moved to Fort Larned, Kan., and duty in District of the Plains, operating against Indians, until July, 1866. Mustered out July 3, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 11 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 28 Enlisted men by disease. Total 39.

13th Regiment State Militia Cavalry

Organized May 19, 1862, and assigned to duty in the District of Rolla, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, Headquarters at Waynesville, Mo., until February, 1863; operating in Pulaski, Miller, Phelps, Texas, Wright and LaClede Counties. Scout from Waynesville to Big Piney July 6-8, 1862 (Cos. "B" and "F"). Pursuit of Poindexter in Missouri and skirmishes at Grand River, Lee's Ford, Chariton River, Walnut Creek, Compton's Ferry, Switzler's Mills and Yellow Creek, August 8-15 (Co. "D"). Expedition from Waynesville August 29. Caledonia House August 29. Expedition from Eureka September 23-24 (Co. "E"). Booneville October 9. California House October 18 (Detachment). Designation changed to New 5th Regiment State Militia Cavalry February 2, 1863.

14th Regiment Cavalry

Organized at St. Louis and Springfield, Mo., November 30, 1864, to May 13, 1865. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., to June, 1865. District of the Plains, Dept. of Missouri, to November, 1865.

Duty at St. Louis, Mo., until June, 1865. Scout from Waynesville to Coal Camp Creek May 23-26. Moved to Nebraska, and frontier duty on the Plains until November. Mustered out November 17, 1865.

Lost during service 2 killed and 34 by disease. Total 36.

14th Regiment State Militia Cavalry

Organized in Missouri at large March to May, 1862. Attached to District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to March, 1863.

SERVICE.--Action at Neosho May 31, 1862. Near Fayetteville, Ark., July 15. Scout in Polk and Dallas Counties July 19-23 (Cos. "B," "C," "E" and "H"). Ozark August 1-2 (Cos. "D," "F," "G" and "H"). White River, near Forsyth, August 4. Scout from Ozark to Forsyth, and skirmish, August 8-9 (2 Cos.). Mt. Vernon from Ozark to Forsyth August 14-17 (2 Cos.). Mt. Vernon September 19 (1 Co.). Expedition from Ozark toward Yellville, Ark., October 12-16 (Detachment). Mountain Home October 17. Operations about Cassville and Keetsville November 17-18. Battle of Prairie Grove, Ark., December 7. Expedition from Ozark into Marion County, Ark., December 9-15 (Cos. "D," "F," "G" and "H"). Expedition over Boston Mountains to Van Buren December 27-29. Operations against Marmaduke in Missouri December 31, 1862, to January 15, 1863. Fort Lawrence, Beaver Station, January 6, 1863 (2nd Battalion). Defense of Springfield January 8. Disbanded March 3, 1863.

15th Regiment Cavalry

Organized November 1, 1863, from 7th Regiment Enrolled Militia. Attached to District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to April, 1865. District of North Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Scout and patrol duty in District of Southwest Missouri until April, 1865, and in North Missouri until July, 1865. Actions at Mt. Vernon September 30, 1864: Moreau Bottom, Jefferson City, October 7; Booneville October 9-12; Big Blue or State Line October 22. Engagement at the Marmiton, or Battle of Charlot, October 25. Mine Creek, Little Osage River, Marius Des Cygnes, October 25. Newtonia October 28, Affair near James Creek April 27, 1865 (Co. "C"). Mustered out July 1, 1865.

Lost during service 1 Officer and 6 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 35 Enlisted men by disease. Total 43.

16th Regiment Cavalry

Organized at Springfield, Mo., November 1, 1863, from 6th Regiment Enrolled Militia. Attached to District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to April, 1865, and to District of North Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.-- Scout and patrol duty in District of Southeastern Missouri until April, 1865, and in North Missouri until July. Actions in Wright County July 22, 1864; Dallas County September 19; Booneville October 9-12; Big Blue or State Line October 22. Engagement at the Marmiton, or Battle of Chariot, October 25. Mine Creek, Little Osage River, Marias Des Cygnes, October 25. Big Blue October 31. Skirmishes in Texas County January 9-11, 1865. Scout, Ozark County, February 16-20 (Co. "B"). Scouts from Salem and Licking to Spring River, Ark., and skirmishes, February 23-March 2. Operations about lacking March 7-25. Scouts from Licking April 1-30. Skirmish, Big Gravois, April 22. Scout from Lebanon to Warsaw May 18-26. Mustered out July 1, 1865.

Lost during service 1 Officer and 12 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 31 Enlisted men by disease. Total 45.

Benton Hussars Cavalry Battalion

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., September 18-December 23, 1861. Served unattached, Army of the West, to January, 1862. 2nd Division, Army Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to February, 1862, participating in skirmish at Hunter's Farm, near Belmont, Mo., September 26, 1861. At Bird's Point, Mo., October. Operations about Ironton-Fredericktown October 12-25. Engagement at Fredericktown October 21. Expedition from Bird's Point against Thompson's forces November 2-12. Duty in Southeast Missouri until January, 1862, and in District of Southwest Missouri to February, 1862. Assigned to 5th Missouri Cavalry February 14, 1862.

Berry's Cavalry Battalion

Organized in Upper Missouri June to August, 1861. Participated in Siege of Lexington, Mo., September 12-20, 1861. Surrender of Lexington September 20. Mustered out February 1, 1862.

Battalion lost during service 3 killed and 2 by disease. Total 5.

Bishop's Cavalry Battalion (Blackhawk Cavalry)

Organized at Henderson and LaClede, Mo., November 14-December 31, 1861. Assigned to duty in Northeast Missouri. Action at Spring Hill October 27 (1 Co.). Expedition to Milford December 15-19. Shawnee Mound or Milford, on Blackwater, December 18. Hudson December 21 (Detachment). Assigned to 7th Missouri Cavalry February 20, 1862.

Blackhawk Cavalry Battalion

See Bishop's Cavalry Battalion.

Booneville State Militia Cavalry Battalion (Epstein's)

Organized at Booneville March 24, 1862. Assigned to duty at Booneville. Attack on Booneville September 14, 1861. Operating against guerrillas in Cooper, Moniteau, Saline and Cooper Counties until May, 1862. Operations in Saline County March 7-10, 1862. Near Marshall March 16 (Co. "A"). Skirmish on Little Sni April 1, Organized as 13th Missouri State Militia Cavalry May 19, 1862. Changed to 5th Missouri State Militia Cavalry February 12, 1863. See these Regiments.

Bowen's Cavalry Battalion

Organized at Rolla, Mo., July 10-October 10, 1861. Attached to Dept. of Missouri to January, 1862. Unattached, Army Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, and District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to October, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Army Frontier, Dept. Missouri, to December, 1862.

SERVICE.--Ordered to join Fremont October 10, 1861. Action at Wet Glaize October 13. Linn Creek October 14. Return to Rolla November 11, and duty there until January 8, 1862. Action at Salem December 3, 1861. Expedition through the Current Hills December 5-9. March to Lebanon, Mo.. January 25-29, 1862. Advance on Springfield, Mo., February 10-15. Near Springfield February 12. Springfield February 13-14. Crane Creek February 14. Flat Creek February 15. Keytesville and Sugar Creek, Ark., February 17. Hunnewell and Capture of Bentonville February 19. Battle of Pea Ridge, Ark., March 6-8, Leetown March 7. Elkhorn Tavern March 8. Mountain Grove March 9. Expedition to Huntsville April 6. March to Batesville, thence to Helena, Ark., April 8-July 14. Talbot's Ferry, White River, April 19. Sylamore May 28-29. Reusey's Ferry June 5. Waddell's Farm June 12. Hill's Plantation, Cache River, July 7. Expedition from Helena down Mississippi and up the Yazoo River August 16-27. Tallulah August 18. Greenville August 23. Bolivar August 25. Moved to St. Genevieve, Mo., thence to Rolla, Mo. Assigned to 9th Missouri Cavalry October 1, 1862, and to 10th Missouri Cavalry December 4, 1862.

 

Cass County Home Guard Cavalry Battalion

Organized in Cass County June-August, 1861, for duty in Cass and adjoining Counties and to protect bridges. Skirmish at Parkersville, Mo., July 17-19, 1861; Harrisonville July 27; Jonesborough August 21-22; Old Randolph September 14; Bush Bridge Road October 14; Butler November 20; Grand River November 30; Dayton December 23; Wadesburg December 24. Mustered out February 28, 1862.

Lost during service 1 Officer and 5 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 10 Enlisted men by disease. Total 16.

Company "A", 1st U.S. Reserve Corps Cavalry

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., May 16, 1861. Served as mounted orderlies to Gen. Lyon June 11 to August, 1861. Booneville June 17. Carthage July 5. Expedition to Fulton July 14-18. Martinsburg July 18. Battle of Wilson's Creek August 10. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., and mustered out August 18, 1861.

Fremont's Body Guard

Organized at Cincinnati, Ohio, and St. Louis, Mo., August, 1861. Attached to Headquarters Western Department, and participated in Fremont's Campaign in Missouri and against Springfield September to November, 1861. Advance on Springfield October 8-25. Wet Glaze October 13. Linn Creek October 14 and 16. Zagony's charge at Springfield October 25, against a force of 2,000 rebels, routing them, and killing and capturing almost as many as the Battalion numbered. Mustered out by order of the Secretary of War November 30, 1861.

Battalion lost during service 16 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Enlisted men by disease. Total 18.

Fremont Hussars

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., September, 1861. Attached to Fremont's Army of the West to November, 1861. Unattached, Army of Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to February, 1862.

SERVICE.--Expedition against Green's forces September 6-14, 1861. Fremont's Campaign against Springfield, Mo., September to November. Action at Little Santa Fe November 6. At Rolla, Mo., to December 29. Black Walnut Creek, Sedalia, November 29. Advance to Springfield and the Southwest December 29, 1861, to February 14, 1862. Assigned to 2nd Missouri Cavalry January 9, 1862, and to 4th Missouri Cavalry February 14, 1862.

Fremont Rangers

Organized at Cape Girardeau, Mo., August, 1861. Mustered out January 25, 1862.

Hawkins' Cavalry Company

Organized September, 1861. Operations about Ironton and Fredericktown, Mo., October 12-25, 1861. Skirmish near Fredericktown October 17. Action at Fredericktown October 21. Duty at Pilot Knob, Mo., until February, 1862. Assigned to 6th Missouri Cavalry February 14, 1862.

Hollan Horse U.S. Reserve Corps

Organized at St. Louis and Warrenton, Mo., October 14, 1861, to February 1, 1862. Duty at Warrenton and St. Louis until February, 1862. Assigned to 4th and 5th Regiments, Missouri Cavalry, February, 1862.

Irish Dragoons (Naughton's Cavalry Company)

Organized at Jefferson City by authority of Gen Fremont September 11, 1861, to be attached to 23rd Illinois Irish Brigade. Expedition to Lexington October 5-16. Lexington October 16. Johnstown October 24. Assigned to 3rd Missouri Cavalry as Company "L" and to 5th Iowa Cavalry, "Curtis Horse," as Company "L," November, 1861.

Loring's Cavalry Company

Operations in Northeast Missouri August 30-September 7, 1861. Action at Shelbina September 4. Expedition to Paris, Palmyra and Hannibal.

McFadden's State Militia Cavalry Company

Duty at Warrenton, Mo.

Mountain Rangers

Reconnaissance from Springfield to Pea Ridge February 23-24, 1862. (See 14th Missouri State Militia Cavalry.)

Osage Rifles

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., November 1, 1861. Assigned to "Curtis Horse," 5th Iowa Cavalry, as Company "M," December, 1861.

Schofield's Hussars

See 13th Missouri State Militia Cavalry, Company "I."

Soboleski's Independent Company Rangers

Organized at Benton Barracks, Mo., November and December, 1861. Mustered out January 24, 1862.

Stewart's Cavalry Battalion

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., September to November, 1861. Duty in District of Southeast Missouri until February, 1862. Mustered out February 2, 1862.

White's Cavalry Battalion

Organized September, 1861. Fremont's Campaign in Missouri September to November, 1861. Action at Springfield, Mo., October 25. (See 2nd Missouri State Militia Cavalry.)

 

Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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