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Brief History

The enrolled militia were organized in July 1862. Colonel W. S. Brown commanded the 33rd Regiment.[1]

This regiment is not in the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Web site (accessed 19 January 2012).[2]


Another source says the 33rd Missouri Enrolled Militia Infantry Militia enrolled between 28 July 1862 and 31 April 1864.  They were Ordered Into Service between 28 July 1862 and 31 July 1864.  They were discharged between 30 April 1863 and 13 October 1864. They were Ordered Into Service between 23 July 1864 and 21 October 1864. They were Discharged between 17 November 1864 and 25 November 1864.  They were led by Colonel W. S. Brown.[3]

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles,companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

Regimental roster

Company A - Captains Edward Gudgel, and Daniel Leabo, many men from Caldwell County and Daviess County, Missouri.

Company B -  Captains Napoleon B. Brown, and W. F. Flint, many men from Daviess County, Missouri.

Company C - Captains George W. Lee, and Milton Mann, many men from Daviess County, Missouri.

Company D - Captain William Brownfield, many men from Daviess County, Missouri.

Company E - Captains W. D. Fortune, and John Phillips,many men from Caldwell County and Daviess County, Missouri.

Company F - Captain George W. Noblett, many men from Daviess County, Missouri.

Company G - Captains Merrett Givins, and A. B. Vickers, many men from Daviess County, Missouri.

Company H - Captains Stephen M. Langford, and John T. Ross, many men from Caldwell County, Missouri.

Company I - Captains James H. Creighton, and Jacob Woodruff, many men from Caldwell County and Daviess County, Missouri.

Company K - Captain Jacob Woodruff, many men from Caldwell County and Daviess County, Missouri.

Company L - Captains James Tuggle and Jacob Woodruff, many men from Daviess County, Missouri.

Company M - Captain William Parlin, many men from Caldwell County, Missouri.


The above information about the companies with partial rosters is found in Kenneth E. Weant's book,(Civil War Records Missouri Enrolled Militia Infantry Regiments)Volume 5.[3]

Other Sources

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier or sailor. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in 'Missouri in the Civil War' and 'United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865' (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • Missouri in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Missouri, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.

References

  1. Vilmer, J. D., comp., The Civil War and Caldwell County, 1861-1865. (s.l.: Caldwell County Historical Society, c2011), page 12.
  2. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 Oct 2011).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kenneth E. Weant, Civil War Records Missouri Enrolled Militia Infantry Regiments, Volume 5 (Arlington, Texas : K.E. Weant, c2010), pages 14-32. FHL book #977.8 M2wka v.5


 

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