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Brief History

43rd Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia was enrolled between 26 July 1862 and 8 August 1862.  They were ordered into service between 26 July 1862 and 28 September 1862.  The Regiment was discharged between 28 October 1862 and 1 April 1863.  They were ordered into service again between 17 October 1862 and 9 October 1863.  The Regiment was discharged again between 31 March 1863 and 23 October 1863.  They were ordered into service again between 7 September 1864 and 2 October 1864.  The Regiment was discharged again between 9 November 1864 and 25 November 1864.  The Colonel in charge was Franklin W. Hickox.[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 - Captain Hugh A. Yamell - Many men from Moniteau County

Company B - Captains Andrew Lowery and James W. (J. W.) Sappington - Many men from Moniteau County

Company C - Captains Moses M. Courtright and Elijah T. (E. T.) Renshaw - Many men from Moniteau County

Company D - Captains Joseph F. Hume and Reuben T. Hume - Many men from Moniteau County

Company E - Captains Andrew J. (A. J.) Hart, John N. E. (J. N. E.) Moser, and Winston Rierson - Many men from Moniteau County

Company F - Captains Thomas J. Hart and John R. Legg - Many men from Moniteau County

Company G - Captains Daniel L. Dille, W. B. Tomlinson, and Henry (H.) Twiehaus - Many men from Moniteau County

Company H - Captain Henry (H.) Twiehaus - Many men from Moniteau County

Company I - Captain Frank Henry Diehl - Many men from Morgan County

Company K - Captain William A. Mills - Many men from Morgan County

Company L - Captain John Sims - Many men from Morgan County

Company M - Captain Ch. Henry Brase - Many men from Morgan 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[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 6 (Arlington, Texas : K.E. Weant, c2010), pages #47-66. FHL book 977.8 M2wka v.6


 

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