MISSOURI VOLUNTEER FORCES IN THE CIVIL WAR with Federal Service (UNION): 5th REGIMENT MO CAVALRY
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Organized by consolidation of Benton Hussars and 3 Companies of Hollan Horse February 14, 1862. Served unattached, 2nd Division, Army of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to October, 1862. Army of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to November, 1862.
Source of Data: "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, V.III" by Frederick H. Dyer, c1908, p.1306
SERVICE.--Curtis' Campaign in Missouri and Ark. ansas against Price February-March, 1862. Battles bf Pea Ridge, Ark., March 6-8. Duty in District of Southwest Missouri till October. Expedition to Blue Mountains June 19. Near Knight's Cove June 19. ExpedItion from Clarendon to Lawrenceville and St. Charles September 11-13. Ordered to Pilot Knob October. Consolidated with 4th Missouri Cavalry November 15, 1862.
Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 36 Enlisted men by disease. Total 42.
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