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The 8th Battalion, Missouri Infantry probably began enrolling companies in November 1862. It merged into the 9th Missouri Infantry on September 30, 1863.
The book "Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit. 
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 Joseph N. Miller. Subsequently became Company A., 9th Regiment, Missouri Infantry.
Company B - Captain Alexander D. Ellis. Subsequently became Company F., 9th Regiment, Missouri Infantry.
Company C - Captain Franklin S. Robertson. Subsequently became Company G., 9th Regiment, Missouri Infantry.
Company D - Captain Herndon Lindsay. Subsequently became Company H., 9th Regiment, Missouri Infantry.
Company E - Captain James C. Wallace. Subsequently became Company I., 9th Regiment, Missouri Infantry.
Company F - Captain John Hanna. Subsequently became Company K., 9th Regiment, Missouri Infantry.
The information about the companies is from Kenneth E. Weant's, Civil War Records, Missouri Confederate Infantry : 8th through the 11th Regiments plus 8th and 9th Battalions and Clark's Infantry Regiment, Volume 2, (Arlington, Texas : K.E. Weant, c2009), pages 33-39. Partial rosters are also included in this book. FHL book 977.8 M2wki v. 2
- 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.
- ↑ Weant, Kenneth E., Civil War Records, Missouri Confederate Infantry: 8th Through the 11th Regiments Plus 8th and 9th Battalions and Clark's Infantry Regiment, volume 2, (Arlington, Texas : K.E. Weant, c2009), page 33.
- ↑ National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
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