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Brief History

The 4th Regiment Enrolled Missouri Militia enrolled September 1862 and mustered 26 April 1863, 16 June 1863, and 25 September 1864. The three discharge dates are 15 May 1863, 24 July 1863, and 3 November 1864. [1]

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

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 - Captain William T. Crouch, Captain Ferdinand Gottschald, Captain Francis Scharwitz, Captain Augustus Steitz, Captain Casper Wolz - Many men from St. Louis County

Company B - Captain Crouks, Captain Phillip Michael - Many men from St. Louis County

Company C - Captain John H. Ameling, Captain Phillip Michel - Many men from St. Louis County

Company D - Captain Francis X. Becherer, Captain Anthony Ochosky - Many men from St. Louis County

Company E - Captain John H. Amelung, Captain H. H. Bodeman - Many men from St. Louis County

Company F - Captain Francis X. Becherer, Captain Charles, Rees - Many men from St. Louis County

Company G - Captain W. P. Hancock, Captain Christian Oberbeck - Many men from St. Louis County

Company H - Captain Paul Hirth, Captain Charles Ries - Many men from St. Louis County

Company I - Captain E. O. English, Captain Alexander Windmueller - Many men from St. Louis County

Company K - Captain William Borgelt, Captain Otto Venn - Many men from St. Louis County


The information about the companies is from Kenneth E. Weant's book, Civil War Records: Missouri Enrolled Militia Infantry Regiments, Volume 1, (Arlington, Texas: K.E. Weant, c2009), volume 1, p. 64-83. FHL book 977.8 M2wka vol. 1

Other Sources

  • Weant, Kenneth E., Civil War records: Missouri Enrolled Militia Infantry Regiments, (Arlington, Texas: K.E. Weant, c2009-2011), volumes 1-13. FHL book 977.8 M2wka vol. 1
  • 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. Weant, Kenneth E., Civil War Records : Missouri Enrolled Militia Infantry Regiments, (Arlington, Texas : K.E. Weant, c2009), volume 1, p. 64-83. FHL book 977.8 M2wka v. 1
  2. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 Oct 2011).


 

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