55th Enrolled Missouri Militia (Franklin Co.)

The 55th Enrolled Missouri Militia was raised in Franklin County. Duty in Franklin County. Operations against Price September and October, 1864.

55th Enrolled Missouri Militia Rank Officer Commissioned Remarks -------- ---------------------- --------------- --------------------------------------- Colonel August Krumsick Sep. 22, 1863 Vacated, Mar. 12, 1865. Lt. Col. Louis Johnson Sep. 22, 1863 Vacated, Mar. 12, 1865. Major Philip Schenck Dec. 03, 1862 From Nov. 15, 1862,Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864. Adjutant William Meyersieck Jan. 10, 1863 From Jan. 02, 1863, Vacated, Mar. 12, 1865. Q. M. Charles Reinhard Jan. 10, 1863 From Jan. 02, 1863, Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864. Surgeon H. T. Gilbert May 01, 1863 From Apr. 21, 1863, Vacated, Mar. 12, 1863. Co.A ---- Rank Officer Commissioned Remarks -------- ---------------------- --------------- --------------------------------------- Captain Reuben H. Farrar Sep. 11, 1862 From Aug. 09, 1862, Vacated, Mar. 12, 1865. 1st Lt. David M. Kerr Sep. 11, 1862 From Aug. 09, 1862, Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864. 2nd Lt. Benjamin E. Anderson May 12, 1863 From May. 04, 1863, Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864. Co.B ---- Rank Officer Commissioned Remarks -------- ---------------------- --------------- --------------------------------------- Captain William Dress Dec. 25, 1862 From Dec. 20, 1862, Vacated, Mar. 12, 1865. 1st Lt. Charles Hugo Aug. 16, 1862 From Aug. 04, 1862, Vacated, Mar. 12, 1865. 2nd Lt. Arnod Reiner Dec. 24, 1862 From Dec. 20, 1862, Vacated, Mar. 12, 1865. Co.C ---- Rank Officer Commissioned Remarks -------- ---------------------- --------------- --------------------------------------- Captain Andrew Fink Sep. 10, 1862 From Aug. 24, 1862, Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864. 1st Lt. Philip Briglett Sep. 10, 1862 From Aug. 24, 1862, Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864. 2nd Lt. Herman Gehlert Sep. 10, 1862 From Aug. 24, 1862, Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864. Co.D ---- Rank Officer Commissioned Remarks -------- ---------------------- --------------- --------------------------------------- Captain James H. Crews Oct. 16, 1862 From Aug. 20, 1862, Vacated, Mar. 12, 1865. 1st Lt. Abraham Gilcrease Oct. 16, 1862 From Aug. 20, 1862, Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864. 2nd Lt. Robert V. Wood Oct. 16, 1862 From Aug. 20, 1862, Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864. Co.E ---- Rank Officer Commissioned Remarks -------- ---------------------- --------------- --------------------------------------- Captain Henry Gillhause Sep. 10, 1862 From Aug. 25, 1862, Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864. 1st Lt. Austin Wilkins Nov. 18, 1862 From Aug. 25, 1862, Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864. 2nd Lt. Henry Hemper Nov. 18, 1862 From Aug. 25, 1862, Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864. Co.F ---- Rank Officer Commissioned Remarks -------- ---------------------- --------------- --------------------------------------- Captain T. W. Withington Oct. 16, 1862 From Aug. 09, 1862, Vacated, Mar. 12, 1865. 1st Lt. Henry Ditmer Oct. 16, 1862 From Aug. 09, 1862, Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864. 2nd Lt. John McDaniel Oct. 16, 1862 From Aug. 09, 1862, Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864. Co.G ---- Rank Officer Commissioned Remarks -------- ---------------------- --------------- --------------------------------------- Captain Charles Danz Sep. 10, 1862 From Aug. 20, 1862, Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864. 1st Lt. Henry Schniler Sep. 10, 1862 From Aug. 20, 1862, Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864. 2nd Lt. John P. Roeder Sep. 10, 1862 From Aug. 20, 1862, Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864. Co.H ---- Rank Officer Commissioned Remarks -------- ---------------------- --------------- --------------------------------------- Captain August Hauschen Oct. 16, 1862 From Sep. 20, 1862, Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864. 1st Lt. William A. Hartmann Oct. 16, 1862 From Sep. 20, 1862, Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864. 2nd Lt. John Schuster Oct. 16, 1862 From Sep. 20, 1862, Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864. Co.I ---- Rank Officer Commissioned Remarks -------- ---------------------- --------------- --------------------------------------- Captain Mathew Kochele Jan. 10, 1863 From Dec. 27, 1862, Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864. 1st Lt. John Weiss Oct. 16, 1862 From Sep. 20, 1862, Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864. 2nd Lt. William Stuhlman Oct. 16, 1862 From Sep. 20, 1862, Vacated by Special Order #126, 1864.  
Sources:
1) "History of Franklin, Jefferson, Washington, Crawford, and Gasconade Cos., MO", by Goodspeed, c1888, p.258-259.
2) "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, V.III" by Frederick H. Dyer, c1908, p.1339
3) "Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Missouri for the Year Ending December 31, 1865", Jefferson City: Emory S. Foster, Public Printer, c1866; p.581-582.

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