Thursday, February 28, 2013

Alexander G. McCarty, Private, Co. I, 5th Missouri State Militia Cavalry: Compiled Service Record

Alexander McCarty, Priv., Capt. McCarty’s Co., Misouri State Militia (this organization subsequently became Co. I, 5 Reg’t Mo. State Militia Cavalry).

Appears on Company Muster-in Roll of the organization named above.  Roll dated St. Joseph, Mo., April 17, 1862.  Muster in to date April 17, 1862.  Joined for duty and enrolled April 17, 1862 at St. Joseph, Missouri.  Period: War years.  Valuation of horse: $120.00.

Appears on Company Muster Roll for from 17th to 30 April, 1862.  Absent.  Remarks: On detached service since 21 April by order of Gen. Ben Loaw [sic].  Name next on Mo. Roll.  From Second Auditor’s Roll.  Next Roll on file, Aug 1862.

Appears on Co. Muster Roll, dated St. Joseph, Mo., June 22, 1863.  Remarks: Discharged by order of General Schofield, June 6, 1862.

SOURCE:  Compiled Service Record for Alexander McCarty, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D. C., available at

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