Gasconade County Battalion Reserve Corps (Hunhausen' Battalion USRC-3 years) (Gasconade Co.)

This battalion was organized January, 1862, including many who served in the (1st) Gasconade County Battalion (3 months), among the Germans of Gasconade County, but limited from the nature of its organization to services within the State. This battalion was consolidated with the 3rd MO USRC by special order #9 of Adjutant General Chester Harding Jr., dated January 18, 1862 as the 4th MO Inf. USV. It was one of the regiments entertaining no idea of compromise with those attemping to destroy the Government.

Gasconade County Battalion Reserve Corps (Hunhausen' Battalion USRC-3 years) Rank Officer Commissioned Remarks -------- ---------------------- --------------- --------------------------------------- Lt. Col. Julius Hundhausen Jan. 07, 1862 Appointed Lt. Col. 4th MO Inf. Q. M. George Husmann Jan. 07, 1862 Transferred to the 4th MO Inf. Adj. John Feldmann Jan. 07, 1862 Apponted A. Surg., 4th MO Inf. Co. A ----- Captain Charles Manwaring Jan. 06, 1862 Not officially accounted for. 1st Lt. Christian Strabel Jan. 06, 1862 Transferred to the 4th MO Inf. 2nd Lt. Louis Waechler Jan. 06, 1862 Transferred to the 4th MO Inf. Co. B ----- Captain Constance Riek Jan. 06, 1862 Transferred to the 4th MO Inf. 1st Lt. Henry Germann Jan. 06, 1862 Transferred to the 4th MO Inf. 2nd Lt. Charles Riek Jan. 06, 1862 Transferred to the 4th MO Inf. Co. C ----- Captain B. Mundwiller Jan. 07, 1862 Transferred to the 4th MO Inf. 1st Lt. Michael Bauer Jan. 07, 1862 Transferred to the 4th MO Inf. Co. D ----- 1st Lt. Ernest Krech Jan. 09, 1862 Not officially accounted for.  
Sources:
1) "History of Franklin, Jefferson, Washington, Crawford, and Gasconade Cos., MO", by Goodspeed, c1888, p.655-656.
2) "Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Missouri for the year ending December 31, 1865", c1866, p.88: Gasconade County Battalion Reserve Corps

{Return to Top of Document}

Return to The Index to the Civil War In Gasconade County Missouri
Published on-line by the MO Commandery of MOLLUS

Copyright (c)1999 by the Missouri Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States