MISSOURI VOLUNTEER FORCES IN THE CIVIL WAR with Federal Service (UNION): BOONEVILLE STATE MILITIA CAVALRY BATTALION ("EPSTEIN'S")
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Organized at Booneville March 24, 1862. Assigned to duty at Booneville. Attack on Booneville September 14, 1861. Operating against guerrillas in Cooper, Moniteau, Saline and Cooper Counties till May, 1862. Operations in Saline County March 7-10, 1862. Near Marshall March 16 (Co. "A"). Skirmish on Little Sni April 1. Organized as 13th Missouri State Militia Cavalry May 19,1862. Changed to 5th Missouri State Militia Cavalry February 12, 1863. See these Regiments.
Source of Data: "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, V.III" by Frederick H. Dyer, c1908, p.1312
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