Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – Missouri Miscellaneous Mix-up

Having looked at the First and Second Missouri Volunteer Artillery regiments, we find nine lines at the bottom of the state’s section on the summary for the third quarter.  For most states, the “other” area, if there at all, is simply a short list of independent batteries and perhaps some artillery-equipped sections manned by cavalryContinue reading “Summary Statement, 3rd Quarter, 1863 – Missouri Miscellaneous Mix-up”

Summary Statement: December 31, 1862 – Missouri’s Second Regiment and Militia

The first half of the Missouri entries on the Fourth Quarter, 1862 Summary Statements offered no small number of questions and gaps to fill. The second half of the entries offer, what I think, are the widest gaps in any section of the summary. There’s just no getting around the need for conjecture during the examination. One reader, who wishes to remain anonymous, has aided me greatly in the effort to properly identify and match these entries to batteries. But in the interest of keeping the level of conjecture down to the minimum, allow me to first present those entries “as is” for review.