Showing posts with label 16th MO CAV. Show all posts
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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

16th Missouri Cavalry

Organized at Springfield, Mo., November 1, 1863, from 6th Regiment Enrolled Militia. Attached to District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to April, 1865, and to District of North Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.—Scout and patrol duty in District of Southeastern Missouri till April, 1865, and in North Missouri till July. Actions in Wright County July 22, 1864; Dallas County September 19; Booneville October 9-12; Big Blue or State Line October 22. Engagement at the Marmiton, or Battle of Chariot, October 25. Mine Creek, Little Osage River, Marias des Cygnes, October 25. Big Blue October 31. Skirmishes in Texas County January 9-11, 1865. Scout, Ozark County, February 16-20 (Co. "B"). Scouts from Salem and Licking to Spring River, Ark., and skirmishes, February 23-March 2. Operations about lacking March 7-25. Scouts from Licking April 1-30. Skirmish, Big Gravois, April 22. Scout from Lebanon to Warsaw May 18-26. Mustered out July 1, 1865.

Lost during service 1 Officer and 12 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 31 Enlisted men by disease. Total 45.

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