MISSOURI VOLUNTEER FORCES IN THE CIVIL WAR with Federal Service (UNION): 1st REGIMENT MO ENGINEERS.
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Organized February 17, 1864, by consolidation of Bissell's Engineer Regiment of the West and 25th Regiment Missouri Infantry. Attached to Defences of Nashville & Northwestern Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to August, 1864. Engineers Sherman's Army to July, 1865.
Source of Data: "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, V.III" by Frederick H. Dyer, c1908, p.1320-1321
SERVICE.-Assigued to duty on line of Nashville & Western Railroad rebuilding road from Nashville to the Tennessee River February 18 to May 10,1864; then on line of Nashville & Northwestern Railroad building Blockhouses, repairing and protecting road till August 15. Ordered to join Army in the field and march to the Chattaboochie River, Georgia, August 15-25. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. At Atlanta till November 15. March to the sea November 15-December 10. In charge of Pontoons, Army of the Tennessee. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Salkehatchie Swamps, S. C., February 2-5. South Edisto River February 9. North Edisto River February 12-13. Columbia February 15-17. Lynch's Creek February 26-27. Battle of Bentonville, NC, March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24-April 10. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D.C., via Richmond, VA, April 29-May 20. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, KY, June 3-7. Mustered out July 22, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 16 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 146 Enlisted men by disease. Total 163.
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