MISSOURI VOLUNTEER FORCES IN THE CIVIL WAR with Federal Service (UNION): 40th REGIMENT MO INFANTRY.
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Organized at Benton Barracks, Mo., August 11 to September 8, 1864. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to November, 1864. Paducah, Ky., November, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to December 14, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division (Detachment), Army Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865, 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, to August, 1865.
Source of Data: "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, V.III" by Frederick H. Dyer, c1908, p.1336-1337
SERVICE.-Moved to Mexico, Mo-, October 20, 1864, Expedition against Paris, Mo., October 23-30. Moved to Paducab, Ky., November 7-10, thence to Nashville, Tenn., November 22-26. To Columbia November 26. Battle of Franklin, Tenn., November 30. Battle of Nashville, Tenn., December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Moved to Eastport, Miss., and duty there till February 3, 1865. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to New Orleans, La., February 3-21. Moved to Lnkeport, Mobile Bay, Ala., thence to Dauphin Island, arriving there March 3. Campaign against Mobile and Its defences March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. March to Montgomery, Ala., April 12-25, and duty there till August. Mustered out August 8, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 10 EnlIsted men killed and mortally wounded and 58 Enlisted men by disease. Total 68.
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