Showing posts with label 15th MO CAV. Show all posts
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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

15th Missouri Cavalry

Organized November 1, 1863, from 7th Regiment Enrolled Militia. Attached to District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to April, 1865. District of North Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.—Scout and patrol duty in District of Southwest Missouri till April, 1865, and in North Missouri till July, 1865. Actions at Mt. Vernon September 30, 1864: Moreau Bottom, Jefferson City, October 7; Booneville October 9-12; Big Blue or State Line October 22. Engagement at the Marmiton, or Battle of Charlot, October 25. Mine Creek, Little Osage River, Marius des Cygnes, October 25. Newtonia October 28, Affair near James Creek April 27, 1865 (Co. "C"). Mustered out July 1, 1865.

Lost during service 1 Officer and 6 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 35 Enlisted men by disease. Total 43.

SOURCE: Frederick H. Dyer, A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, p. 1311