Union Regimental Histories

 

Missouri

 

50th Regiment Infantry


Organized in Missouri at large September 11, 1864, to April 27, 1865. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri. (Co. "F" not mustered, was a Pilot Knob, Mo., and engaged October 26-27, 1864, and on retreat to Leesburg. Co. "E" in action at Potosi, Mo. Not mustered.) Regiment on duty in District of St. Louis and in Missouri until August, 1865. Mustered out July 1 to August 11, 1865.
Regiment lost during service by disease 65.


50th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Skirmish near Uniontown August 28, 1862. On duty in 8th Military District, North Missouri. Relieved January 5, 1865.


51st Regiment Infantry


Organized at St. Joseph, Mo., March 1 to April 14 1865. Stationed at St. Louis, and in the Dept. of Missouri. Mustered out August 31, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 2 Enlisted men killed and 47 Enlisted men by disease. Total 49.


51st Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Operations in Carroll, Ray and Livingston Counties July 27-August 4, 1862. Duty in Lafayette County. Affairs in Jackson and Lafayette Counties November 26-29, 1862. Duty in 7th Military District, Dept. of Missouri, August, 1864. At Albany, Ray County, June 7, 1864.


51st Regiment Provisional Enrolled Militia Infantry


Operations in Ray and Carroll Counties August 12-16, 1864. Skirmish Fredericksburg August 12. Albany, Ray County, October 26, 1864.


52nd Regiment Infantry


Failed to complete organization.


52nd Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Called into service September 25, 1864, to repel Price's invasion of Missouri. Relieved from active service October 31, 1864.


53rd Regiment Infantry


Failed to complete organization.


53rd Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Scout in Ralls County September 15-20, 1862. Placed on duty in 8th Military District, North Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, June, 1864.


53rd Regiment Provisional Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in North Missouri, 8th Military District, Dept. of Missouri.


54th Regiment Infantry


Failed to complete organization.


54th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty In Franklin County. Operations against Price September and October, 1864.


55th Regiment Infantry


Failed to complete organization.


55th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty In Franklin County. Operations against Price September and October, 1864.


56th Regiment Infantry


Failed to complete organization.


56th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Operations against Marmaduke's Expedition into Missouri April 17-May 3, 1863. Chalk Bluff, St. Francis River, April 30-May 1. Price's Invasion of Missouri September and October, 1864. Expedition from Cape Girardeau to Patterson, Wayne County, November 11-16. Skirmishes Reeve's Mountain November 19; Buckskull, Randolph County, Ark., November 20.


57th Regiment Infantry


Failed to complete organization.


57th Regiment Provisional Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in 7th Military District, North Missouri.


58th Regiment Infantry


Failed to complete organization.


59th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in District of North Missouri, 8th Military District. Relieved January 5, 1865.


60th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in District of Central Missouri.


61st Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in 8th Military District, North Missouri. Skirmish near Columbia January 21, 1863.


61st Regiment Provisional Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in 8th Military District, North Missouri.


62nd Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Placed on duty in Linn County June 4, 1862. Expedition from Brookfield to Brunswick, Keytesville and Salisbury November 16-23, 1864.

 


63rd Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in 7th Military District, North Missouri.


64th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in 1st Military District.


65th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Affair near Breckenridge June 9, 1864. Operations against Price September and October, 1864. Surrender of Carrollton October 17, 1864. Duty in District of North Missouri.


66th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in 8th Military District, Dept. Missouri. At Milan, Mo., June 10, 1864.


66th Regiment Provisional Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in 8th Military District, North Missouri.


67th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Placed on duty in 8th Military District, North Missouri, June, 1864.


67th Regiment Provisional Enrolled Militia Infantry


At Danville, Mo.


68th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


No details.


68th Regiment Provisional Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in 1st Military District, Dept. of Missouri, August, 1864. Affair at Bloomfield, Mo., January 27, 1863.


69th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Placed on duty in District of North Missouri June, 1864. Relieved January 17, 1865.


69th Regiment Provisional Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in District of North Missouri.


70th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in District of North Missouri. Scout in Monroe County October 31, 1862. Operations against Price September and October, 1864. Surrender of Paris October 15, 1864.


71st Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in Ray County. Affairs in Jackson and Lafayette Counties November 26-29, 1862.


72nd Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in 4th Military District, Southwest Missouri. Operations against Marmaduke December 31, 1862, to January 25, 1863. Marmaduke's attack on Springfield January 8, 1863.


72nd Regiment Provisional Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty at Springfield, Mo.


73rd Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in District of Southwest Missouri. Expedition from Ozark, Mo., into Marion County, Ark., December 9-15, 1862. Operations against Marmaduke's Expedition into Missouri December 31, 1862, to January 25, 1863.


74th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in Southwest Missouri. Operations against Marmaduke December 31, 1862, to January 25, 1863. Marmaduke's attack on Springfield January 8, 1863.


74th Regiment Provisional Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty at Sand Springs, Mo.


75th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in 8th Military District of Missouri.


76th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in Southwest Missouri. Relieved February 28, 1865.


77th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


No details.


78th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty at Perryville, 1st Military District.


79th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in 1st Military District.


80th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Called into service September 25, 1864, to repel Price's Raid into Missouri. Relieved from active service October 31, 1864.


80th Regiment Provisional Enrolled Militia Infantry


Called into service September 25, 1864, to repel Price's invasion of Missouri. Relieved from active service October 31, 1864.


81st Regiment Provisional Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in 7th Military District, Dept. of Missouri. At Arnoldsville, DeKalb, Maysville, Plattsburg and St. Joseph, Mo.


82nd Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Placed on duty in District of Northern Missouri at Weston and Parksville October, 1863.


82nd Regiment Provisional Enrolled Militia Infantry


Placed on duty in District of Northern Missouri at Weston, Liberty and Parksville.


85th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Called into active service September 25, 1864, to repel Price's Invasion of Missouri. Relieved from active service October 30, 1864.


86th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in 8th Military District, North Missouri.


87th Regiment Provisional Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in 7th Military District, Northern Missouri. Scout to Taos July 19, 1864 (Detachment).


88th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in 7th Military District, Northern Missouri.


89th Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry


Duty in 8th Military District, Northern Missouri. Skirmish Plattsburg July 21, 1864.


Bayles' Independent Company Infantry


Organized at St. Louis, Mo., May 11, 1861. Guard lines of communication between Rolla and Springfield. Mustered out August 11, 1861.


Benton Cadets Independent Company Infantry


Organized at St. Louis, Mo., September and October, 1861. Fremont's Campaign in Missouri September to November, 1861. At Rolla until January, 1862. Mustered out January 8, 1862.


Dietrich's Independent Company Infantry


Organized at Manchester, Mo., August 15, 1861. Guard and patrol duty in Missouri until February, 1862, Mustered out February 3, 1862.


Gasconade County Battalion Reserve Corps Infantry


Organized June, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Guard bridges and trains on Northern Missouri Railroad from Herman to Montgomery City until January, 1862. Transferred to 4th Missouri Infantry January 18, 1862.


Krekel's Independent Company Reserve Corps Infantry


Organized at St. Charles August, 1861. Guard railroad and duty at St. Charles until January, 1862. Mustered out January 10, 1862.


Nagle's Independent Company Reserve Corps Infantry


Organized at St. Louis, Mo., June 6, 1861. Mustered out October 7, 1861.

 


Osterhaus' Battalion Infantry


Organized at St. Louis, Mo., April 23 to May 1, 1861. Attached to Lyon's Army of the West. Mustered out August 31, 1861. (See 2nd Missouri Infantry, 3 months.)


Peabody's Independent Battalion Reserve Corps Infantry


Organized at St. Joseph, Mo., by authority of Gen. Lyon, May, 1861. Guard Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad until August. Ordered to Lexington, Mo., August 29. Siege of Lexington September 12-21. Surrendered September 21. Consolidated with Van Horn's Battalion to form 25th Missouri Infantry December, 1861.


Phelp's Independent Regiment Infantry


Organized at Roll,t, Mo., September 22 to December 27, 1861. Served unattached, Army of Southwest Missouri, to February, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Army of Southwest Missouri, to May, 1862.

SERVICE.--Duty at Rolla, Mo., until February, 1862. Curtis' Campaign against Price in Missouri and Arkansas February and March. Actions at Sugar Creek and Bentonville February 17. Battles of Pea Ridge, Ark., March 6-8. Mountain Grove March 9. Mustered out May 13, 1862.
Lost 2 Officers and 23 Enlisted men killed and 3 Officers and 91 Enlisted men by disease. Total 119.


Van Horn's Battalion Reserve Corps Infantry


Organized at St. Louis, Mo., by authority of Gen. Lyon May 1, 1861, and mustered into service at Kansas City, Mo., May 24. Expedition from Kansas City to relief of Col. Nugent at Austin, Cass County, Mo., July 18-25. Action at Harrisonville July 19. Capture of Harrisonville July 20. March to relief of Lexington, Mo., September 6. Siege of Lexington September 11-21. Surrendered to Price September 21. Mostly mustered out October 29, 1861. Balance transferred to 25th Missouri Infantry. December, 1861.
Battalion lost 4 Enlisted men killed and 2 Enlisted men by disease. Total 6.


Albree's Battalion State Militia Infantry


(See 1st Battalion S. M. Infantry.)


Burns' Battalion State Militia Infantry


(See 6th Battalion S. M. Infantry.)


Coxs' Battalion State Militia Infantry


(See 2nd Battalion S. M. Infantry.)


Craynor's Regiment State Militia Infantry


Organized in Gentry Country for six months October 1, 1861. Engaged in scout duty in Northwest Missouri until February, 1862. Mustered out February, 1862.


Dallmeyer's Regiment State Militia Infantry


Organized for six months and mustered in at Camp Matthews, Gasconade County, September 14, 1861 Guard and scout duty at Chamois until December, 1861 and duty at Franklin until February, 1862. Mustered out February, 1862.


Fagg's Regiment State Militia Infantry


(See 5th Regiment State Militia Infantry.)


Grundy County Battalion State Militia Infantry


Organized at Trenton, Grundy County, for six months October 20, 1861. Scouting and duty at Chillicothe Mo., until March, 1862. Mustered out March 4, 1862.


Harrison County Battalion State Militia Infantry


(See 7th Battalion State Militia Infantry.)


James' Battalion State Militia Infantry


Organized for six months and mustered in at Cameron, Mo., October 2, 1861. Duty in Clinton, Caldwell and Davies Counties. Mustered out March 13, 1862.


Joseph's Battalion State Militia Infantry


(See 3rd Battalion State Militia Infantry.)


Kimball's Regiment State Militia Infantry


Organized for six months and mustered in at St. Joseph October 2, 1861. Duty at St. Joseph, and scout duty in the District of Northwest Missouri until April, 1862. Mustered out April 2, 1862.


(Clark's) Mercer County Battalion State Militia Infantry


Organized at Utica for six months September 19, 1861. Mustered out at Princeton, Mo., March 19, 1862.


Richardson's Regiment State Militia Infantry


Organized October 1, 1861. Guard Pacific Railroad bridges until December. Mustered out December 18, 1861.


Simpson's Regiment State Militia Infantry


Organized at Perryville for six months October 10, 1861. Duty at Pilot Knob, Ironton, and in District of Southeast Missouri, until February, 1862. Mustered out February 25, 1862.


Thompson's Battalion State Militia Infantry


(See 4th Battalion State Militia Infantry.)


Ward's Company State Militia Infantry


Duty at Jefferson City and in District of Central Missouri.


Washington County Battalion State Militia Infantry


Organized at Potosi for six months and mustered in September 19, 1861. Scout and guard duty in District of Southeast Missouri until January, 1862. Mustered out January 8, 1862.



MISSOURI HOME GUARD AUTHORIZED BY GENERAL LYON TO ORGANIZE FOR THE PROTECTION AND PRESERVATION OF PEACE IN THEIR RESPECTIVE NEIGHBORHOODS.


Adair County Home Guard Company Infantry (Mounted)


Formed May, 1861. Duty in Adair, Shelby, Monroe, Mercer, Marion, Linn, Livingstone, Caldwell, Clinton and Clay Counties, until October. With 3rd Iowa Infantry in pursuit of Green's forces August 15-21. Action at Blue Mills September 17. Mustered out October, 1861.


Adair County Home Guard Company Infantry


Organized August, 1861. Guard fords of the Chariton River and duty at Hartford, Putnam County, Mo. Mustered out October, 1861.


Allen's Citizens Corps Home Guard


Organized by authority of Gen. Lyon June, 1861. Duty at Calhoun, Mo., and guarding lines of communications until September. Mustered out September, 1861.


Benton County Home Guard Regiment Infantry


Organized June 13, 1861, by authority of Gen. Fremont. Action at Cole Camp June 19. Mustered out September 13, 1861.


Booneville Battalion Home Guard Infantry


Organized by authority of Gen. Lyon, June, 1861. Guard duty at Booneville, Mo., until August, 1861. Mustered out August, 1861.


Brookfield Company Home Guard Infantry


Organized at Brookfield, Mo., by authority of Gen. Lyon. Duty at Brookfield, Mo., until August. Mustered out August, 1861.


Caldwell  County Company Home Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861, by authority of Col. Peabody, 25th Missouri, afterwards recognized by Gen. Hurlbut and Gen. Pope. Guard Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad. Action at Blue Mills September 17. Mustered into six months Militia September 24, 1861.


Cape Girardeau Battalion Home Guard Infantry


Organized by authority of Gen. Lyon and Gen. Fremont June, 1861. Duty at Cape Girardeau, Mo., until September. Mustered out September, 1861.


Carondelet County Home Guard Company Infantry


Organized under authority of Gen. Lyon June, 1861, for the protection and preservation of peace in Carondelet County. Mustered out August, 1861.


Cass County Regiment Home Guard Infantry


Organized by authority of Gen. Fremont, June, 1861. Duty escorting trains from Kansas City to Springfield, Mo., and duty at Springfield and Kansas City, until September. Mustered out September, 1861.


Clinton County Company Home Guard Infantry


Organized by authority of Col. Tuttle, Colonel 2nd Iowa Infantry, June 14, 1861. Services recognized by Gen. Pope September 14, 1861. Mustered out November, 1861.


Clinton County Company Home Guard Infantry


Organized by authority of Gen. Lyon June, 1861. Scouting and guarding bridges on the Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad until September. Mustered out September, 1861.


Cole County Regiment Home Guard Infantry


Organized in Missouri at large June 11 to July 1, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Company "L" organized August 25, 1861. Post duty at Jefferson City and guard and scout duty in Cole, Callaway, Miller, Moniteau and Osage Counties. At Osage Bridge September 3 to October 1. Disband October 1, 1861.


Dallas County Regiment Home Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861. Duty at Springfield and in Dallas, Polk, Green, La Clede, Phelps and Hickory Counties. Mustered out August, 1861.

 


DeKalb County Regiment Home Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861, under authority Gen. Lyon. Mustered out September, 1861.


De Soto County Company Home Guard Infantry


Organized in Jefferson County by authority of Gen. Lyon June, 1861. Guard bridges of the Iron Mountain Railroad, and duty in Washington County. Disbanded September, 1861.


Douglas County Company Home Guard Infantry


Organized at Springfield July, 1861. Duty at Springfield, and in Douglas County until October. Joined Phelps' Regiment October 13, 1861.


Franklin County Regiment Home Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Guard bridges in Franklin County until September. Mustered out September, 1861.


Fremont Rangers Home Guard Infantry (5 Companies)


Organized August, 1861, by authority of Gen. Fremont. Duty at Cape Girardeau, Rolla and Springfield, to December. Battle of Wilson's Creek August 10 (Switzler's Company). Mustered out December 18, 1861.


Gasconade County Battalion Home Guard Infantry (2nd)


Organized by authority of Gen. Lyon June, 1861. Guard bridges Pacific Railroad. Disbanded September, 1861.


Green County Company Home Guard Infantry


Organized by authority of Gen. Lyon June, 1861. Scout duty until September. Mustered out September, 1861.


Gentry County Regiment Home Guard Infantry


Organized by authority of Gen. Lyon June, 1861. Guard duty on line of Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad. Duty in DeKalb, Clinton, Caldwell, Buchanan, Gentry, Worth, Clay, Andrew and Platte Counties. Action at Blue Mills September 17. Mustered out October, 1861.


Green and Christian Counties Company Home Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861. Duty in Green and Christian Counties. Ordered to Springfield, Mo. A detachment in battle of Wilson's Creek August 10. Disbanded August 17, 1861.


Harrison County Regiment Home Guard Infantry


Organized September 3, 1861. Duty in Harrison, Gentry, Andrew and Buchanan Counties. Mustered out September 23, 1861.


Jefferson City Battalion Home Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Duty at Jefferson City and in adjacent country until August. Mustered out August, 1861.


Johnson County Regiment Home Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. At Lexington, and duty in Johnson, Pettis, Lafayette and adjoining counties until September. Mustered out September, 1861.

Information from one of our visitors indicates that the unit above was also called the 27th Mounted Infantry, that most men were captured in Lexington in September of 1861 and that the unit was officially mustered out on January 27, 1862.


King's Company Railroad Guard

Organized at Franklin September and October, 1861. Duty guarding railroad until January, 1862. Mustered out January 23, 1862.


Knox County Regiment Home Guard Infantry


Organized July, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Duty in Marion, Lewis, Clark, Scotland, Knox, Shelby, Monroe, Macon, Adair and Schuyler Counties. Action at Clapp's Ford August 14. Mustered out October, 1861.


Lawrence County Regiment Home Guard Infantry


Organized May 25, 1861. Accepted by Gen. Sigel June 16, 1861. Scouting and guarding trains and posts until August. Mustered out August 10, 1861.


Lewis County Company Home Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861, by authority of Gen. Hardin. At St. Catherine and guarding bridges on Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad. Mustered out July 16, 1861.


Lexington County Company Home Guard Infantry


Organized at Lexington, Mo., August 12, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Siege and surrender of Lexington September 11-21. Mustered out at St. Louis, Mo., October 22, 1861.


Livingston County Company Home Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Scouting in Livingston, Carroll, Ray and Davies Counties. Mustered out September, 1861.


Marion County Battalion Home Guard Infantry


Organized June and July, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Guarding railroad and stores at Hannibal until September. Disbanded September, 1861.


Moniteau County Company Home Guard Infantry


Organized at Jefferson City, Mo., June, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Duty at Jefferson City, California and Tipton, to August. Disbanded August, 1861.


Nodaway County Regiment
Home Guard Infantry

 

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

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