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The information in this list of Missouri Military Units comes from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors web site (CWSS). That web site can also be searched by the name of a soldier.

Regiments 3rd

  • 3rd Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate
    Mustered in: 3rd Infantry Regiment [also called 2nd Regiment] was organized near Springfield, Missouri, in January, 1862. Men from counties of St. Louis and Jefferson and Franklin counties. Consolidated with the 5th Regiment Mustered out: Very few surrendered in May, 1865.
  • 3rd Battalion, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate
    Mustered in: unit was formed early in 1862. Combined with another regiment: assigned to General Buford's Brigade in the Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. Combined with another unit: 1863 consolidated with the 1st Missouri Cavalry Regiment.
    Mustered out: Few surrendered in May, 1865.
  • 3rd Battery, Missouri Light Artillery - Confederate
    Mustered in 1862 with men from Laclede and Audrain Counties. Nickname: Gorham's-Tilden's-Lesueur's Battery. Combined with unit: The unit was assigned to Parson's and S.P. Burns' Brigade, then W.D. Blocher's Battalion of Artillery, Trans-Mississippi Department.
    Mustered out: June 1865

Regiments 4th and 5th

  • 4th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate
    Mustered in April 1862. Men were from Springfield and the surrounding area.Exchanged and assigned to General Cockrell's Brigade, the 4th was consolidated with the 1st Missouri Regiment.
    Mustered out May, 1865
  • 5th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate
    Mustered in: January, 1862. Assigned to: Bowen's Brigade, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. Then after capture, to General Cockrell's Brigade and consolidated with the 3rd Regiment.
    Mustered out: surrendered May, 1865
  • 6th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate
    Also called Southwest Cavalry. Mustered in the late spring of 1862. Members from the counties of Barry, Newton, McDonald, Jasper, and Lawrence. Assigned to General Shelby's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department. During the winter of 1863-1864 new men joined the command, and it was redesignated the 11th Missouri Cavalry.
  • 6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate
    6th Infantry Regiment was organized by consolidating Erwin's 3rd and Hedgpeth's Missouri Infantry Battalions in May, 1862. Later it was placed in Bowen's Brigade, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. Exchanged and assigned to General Cockrell's Brigade, it was consolidated with the 2nd Regiment. Only a remnant surrendered in May, 1865.

 

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