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46th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia was enrolled between 4 August 1862 and 29 November 1862. They were ordered into service between 6 August 1862 and 14 July 1864. The Regiment was discharged between 20 December 1862 and 8 August 1864. They were ordered into service again between 1 May 1863 and 18 November 1864. The Regiment was discharged again between 10 June 1863 and 12 May 1865. The Colonels in charge were Thomas J. Barthelow and Clark H. Goren.
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.
Company A - Captains James W. Lewis and Thomas W. Steinmetz - Many men from Glasgow, Howard County
Company B - Captain John Tillman - Many men from Glasgow, Howard County
Company C - Captains Alexander F. Denny and Charles F. Mayo - Many men from Huntsville, Randolph County
Company D - Captains Waller T. Austin and Nicholas S. Burkhardt - Many men from Huntsville, Randolph County
Company E - Captain James L. Morgan - Many men from Glasgow, Howard County
Company F - Captain Alexander F. Denny - Many men from Roanoke, Randolph County
Company G - Captains William A. Sears and William A. Skinner - Many men from Huntsville, Randolph County
Company H - Captains David R. Dennis, David R. Denny, and Robert W. Quinn - Many men from Roanoke, Randolph County
Company I - Captain Marshall P. (M. P.) Durham - Many men from Huntsville, Randolph County
Company K - Captain John H. Lewis - Many men from Fayette, Howard County
Detached Company - Captain James McKinsey - Many men from Huntsville, Randolph County
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 6
- 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.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Kenneth E. Weant, Civil War Records Missouri Enrolled Militia Infantry Regiments, Volume 6 (Arlington, Texas : K.E. Weant, c2010), pages #101-121. FHL book 977.8 M2wka v.6
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