MISSOURI VOLUNTEER FORCES IN THE CIVIL WAR with Federal Service (UNION): 5th REGIMENT MO STATE MILITIA CAVALRY (MSM)(OLD).
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Organized at St. Joseph, Mo., March and April, 1862. Attached to District of Central Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to February, 1863.
Source of Data: "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, V.III" by Frederick H. Dyer, c1908, p.1306
SERVICE.--Duty in Central District of Missouri till February, 1863. Operations in Carroll, Ray and Livingston Counties July 27-August 4, 1862. Grand River August 1. Near Barry Section August 14. Iron County September 11. Liberty and Sibley's Landing October 6 (Cos. "A," "B," "D" and "K"). California House October 18. Independence February 3, 1863, (See 5th Regiment State Militia Cavalry (New) for further service.)
Regiment lost during service 21 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 47 Enlisted men by disease. Total 69.
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