Missouri Civil War Confederate Infantry Units

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

All 1st Regiments

  • 1st Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate
    Mustered in at Rolla, Missouri, in August, 1861.
    Combined with another company. Exchanged and assigned to General Cockrell's Brigade, the 1st was consolidated with the 4th Missouri Regiment.

All 2nd Regiments

Regiments 3rd and 4th

  • 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.
  • 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

Regiments 5th and 6th

  • 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 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.

Regiments 7th through 12th

  • 8th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate
    Mustered in September, 1862. 8th (Burns') Infantry Regiment, formerly Hunter's 2nd Regiment.   The unit served in General Parson's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department. Later was redesignated the 11th Missouri Regiment.
  • 9th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate
    Mustered in November, 1862, by consolidating the 8th Infantry Battalion and the Missouri companies of Clarkson's Missouri Cavalry Battalion. The two Arkansas companies of this regiment seceded and merged into Buster's Arkansas Cavalry Battalion. The unit served in D.M. Frost's, J.B. Clark's, and C.S. Mitchell's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department. Mustered out in the spring of 1865.
Associated unit: Clarkson's Cavalry Battalion Independent Rangers [also called the Indian Battalion] was assembled during the winter of 1861-1862 with Missouri and Arkansas companies. In November, 1862, it merged into the 9th (Clark's) Missouri Infantry Regiment.
  • 10th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate
    Mustered in November, 1862. [also called 12th Regiment] Some of its members were raised in the counties of Chariton, Crawford, and Howard. The unit was assigned to A.E. Steen's, Parson's, and S. P. Burns' Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department.
    Mustered out in the spring of 1865.
  • 11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate
    Mustered in during the winter of 1863-1864.  Also called 2nd Regiment, formerly Burns' 8th Regiment. The unit served in Parson's and S.P. Burns' Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department. Mustered out in early 1865.

Regiments 13th through 19th

  • 16th Regiment, Missouri Infantry - Confederate
    16th Infantry Regiment was formed by consolidating Caldwell's 7th and Jackson's 7th Missouri Infantry Regiment early in 1864. The unit was assigned to Parson's and S.P. Burns' Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department.
    Mustered out: In May, 1865.

Regiments 20th through 53rd

Regiments B through L

Regiments M through W

References

  1. Weant, Kenneth E. Civil War Records, Missouri Confederate Calvary, Volume 3, Boone's regiment to Woodson's Company, p. 16. (Arlington, Texas : K.E. Weant, c2009). FHL book 977.8 M2wkm v. 3
  2. Kenneth Weant, Civil War Records Missouri Confederate Infantry 12th and 16th Regiments Plus Miscellaneous Regiments and Battalions, (Arlington, Texas: K.E. Weant, c2009), page 60. 977.8 M2wki v. 3