MISSOURI VOLUNTEER FORCES IN THE CIVIL WAR with Federal Service (UNION): 1st BATTERY STATE MILITIA LIGHT ARTILLERY ("WASCHMAN'S").
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Organized at Independence. Mo., May 6. 1862. Attached to District of Central Missouri, Dept. of Missouri.
Source of Data: "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, V.III" by Frederick H. Dyer, c1908, p.1313
SERVICE.--Duty at Independence and Sedalla, Mo., till July. 1862. Campaign against Porter's and Poindexter's guerrillas July 20-September 10. Pursuit of Poindexter with skirmishes at Switzler's Mills Little Compton or Compton's Ferry on Grand River and on Yellow Creek on the Mussel Fork of Chariton River August 8-15. Expedition to Eureka, Boone County, September 23-24. At Independence and Sedalla till January, 1864. Operations against Marmaduke April 17-May 2, 1863. Merrill's Crossing and Dug Fork near Jonesboro September 12. Marshall, Arrow Rock, Blackwater, October 13. Operations against Shelby September 27-October 26. Disbanded January 17,1864.
Battery lost during service 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wo'inded and 1 Officer and 6 Enlisted men by disease. Total 11.
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