2nd Gasconade County Battalion (3 months) (Gasconade Co.)

This battalion was organized in June, 1861, with a total of 269 men, by authority of Gen. Lyon. It was engaged in guarding bridges on the Pacific Railroad, in scouting, and in various kinds of service until September 4, 1861, when it was disbanded. All of it's members enlisted in the State Militia and into Dallmeyer's Battalion-6 months.

2nd Gasconade County Battalion (3 months) Rank Officer -------- ---------------------- Colonel James A. Matthews Q. M. Louis Dierkegraefe Surg. N. G. Matthews Co. A (72 men) -------------- Captain Elijah McDaniel 1st Lt. Thomas B. Matthews 2nd Lt. George W. Sherrill Co. B (130 men) --------------- Captain Preston H. Collier 1st Lt. James Perryman 2nd Lt. Burgess A. Matthews Transferred to Co.D July 27, 1861. 2nd Lt. Daniel Turner Co. C (? men) --------------- Captain John B. Cooper Roll not filed with the Adj. Gen. Co. D (64 men) -------------- Captain Andrew J. Hurlbut 1st Lt. James McDaniel 2nd Lt. Joseph P. Brown  
Sources:
1) "History of Franklin, Jefferson, Washington, Crawford, and Gasconade Cos., MO", by Goodspeed, c1888, p.654.
2) "Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Missouri for the Year Ending December 31, 1863", c1864; p.119.

For additional regimental history information go to the MISSOURI VOLUNTEER FORCES IN THE CIVIL WAR with Federal Service (UNION): GASCONADE COUNTY BATTALION HOME GUARD INFANTRY (2nd).
Also "Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Missouri for the year ending December 31, 1865, c1866, p.29&38-39: 1st Gasconade County Battalion & 2nd Gasconade County Battalion (mention of)

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