6th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry (Union)
Brief History[edit | edit source]
Organized at large February 27 to April 23, 1862. Attached to District of Central Missouri to June, 1862. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to December, 1862. District of Central Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to July, 1863. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to Octobcr, 1864. District of North Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to February, 1865. District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to July, 1865.
Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin[edit | edit source]
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles,companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
Other Sources[edit | edit source]
- Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 9 Dec. 2010) can be searched by soldier's name or by regiment; includes regimental rosters and additional history of the regiment.
BOOKS AND FILMS
- United States. War Department. Record and Pension Office. Compiled Records Showing Service of Military Units in Volunteer Union Organizations. (Washington, District of Columbia: The National Archives, c1964).FHL CollectionFHL US/CAN Film 1488545. Other libraries with this microfilm. View Online at Internet Archives.
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