Colonel William Q. Dallmeyer(Gasconade Co.)

William Q. Dallmeyer, was born a1830 in Hanover, Germany, the son of ?. He came to the United States ? and was a merchant in Gasconade Co., MO. William married Louisa ? a1858. Louisa was born 1841 in ?.

During the Civil War William served in Dallmeyer's Battalion (6 months) - Gasconade County, which he was second in command as Lt. Col. commissioned September 08, 1861, and took full command when Col. Matthews resigned November 26, 1861. This battalion was organized in September, 1861, with a total of 570 men, mustered in at Camp Matthews, in Gasconade Co. and included all the members of the 2nd Gasconade County Battalion (3 months). After remaining in the camp for some time it marched to Chamois, MO, and made that place the base of its operations. Numerous scouts were sent out in search of rebels, but encountered no serious opposition. About December 15, 1861, the command went to Franklin, MO, and there spent the remainder of their term of enlistment in doing guard duty. Although the precise date of the mustering out of this command is not known, it was during the first part of February, 1862. William later served in the 55th Regiment Missouri Militia - Gasconade County, which he commanded as Colonel, commissioned Mar. 25, 1865, and also saw Fred Dallmeyer (? relation) serve as Adjt./Lt., commissioned Apr. 24, 1865. This Regiment was raised in the county about the close of the war. The war being so nearly at an end at the time, little service was required of the regiment.

William died ? and is buried ?. S/1,2,3

Children of W. Q. and Louisa (?) Dallmeyer:

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