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Brief History

The regiment was enrolled between 9 August 1862 and 11 October 1862.  The final discharge was between 28 November 1864, and 11 December 1864. They served under Colonel Robert M. Brewer.[1]

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 Christopher H. Eddlemann, and Wilkinson - Many men from Perryville, Perry County

Company B - Captains William H. Bennett, Josephus Blandford, and Robert M. Brewer - Many men from Perryville, Perry County

Company C - Captains Nicholas Guth, and John C. Ochs - Many men Perryville, Perry County

Company D - Captain Thomas G. Chadwick - Many men from Perryvile, Perry County

Company E - Captains Henry A. Little, and Jesse Sadler - Many men from Perryville, Perry County

Company F - Captains Charles A. Frantzel, and Joseph Meyer - Many men from Perryville, Perry County

Company G - Captains Wingate J. Abernathy, and George Shaner - Many men from Perryville, Perry County

Company H - Captains Robert M. Brewer, and Christopher Feig - Many men from Perryville, Perry County

Company I - Captains Emanuel Estel, and Charles Boehme - Many men from Perryville, Perry County

Company K - Captain Joseph Lukefahr - Many men from Perryville, Perry 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 8 [1]

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. 1.0 1.1 Kenneth E. Weant, Civil War Records:Missouri Enrolled Militia Infantry Regiments, Volume 8 (Arlington, Texas : K.E. Weant, c2010), pages #139-155. FHL book 977.8 M2wka v. 8


 

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