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Brief History

7th Provisional Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia was enrolled between 1 April 1863 and 2 October 1863.  They were ordered into service between 1 April 1863 and 2 October 1863.  The Regiment was discharged between 31 August 1864 and 31 October 1864.  The Colonel in charge was John D. Allen.[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 Phillip Rohrer and James Simmons - Many men from Mt. Vernon, Lawrence County

Company B - Captain Samuel E. Roberts - Many men from Mt. Vernon, Lawrence County

Company C - Captain Green C. Stotts - Many men from Powers Mill, Lawrence County

Company D - Captain Thomas B. Sutherland - Many men from Humansville, Polk County

Company E - Captain Edmund J. Morris - Many men from Greenfield, Dade County

Company F - Captain Thomas Higginbotham - Many men from Bolivar, Polk County

Company G - Captain William Ray - Many men from Mt. Vernon, Lawrence County

Company H - Captains John H. Howard and John H. Moore - Many men from Galena, Stone County

Company I - Captains Martin H. Holder and Martin A. Noble - Many men from Melville, Dade County

Company K - Captain James M. (J. M.) Ritchey (Ritchie) - Many men from Newtonia, Newton County

Company L - Captain James W. Burns - Many men from Bolivar, Polk County

Company M - Captain J. William (William W.) Walker - Many men from Stockton, Cedar County

7th Provisional Regiment, Detached - Captains John J. Stemmons and William J. Walker - Many men from Mt. Vernon, Lawrence 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 12[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 12 (Arlington, Texas : K.E. Weant, c2011), pages #127-146. FHL book 977.8 M2wka v.12


 

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