CONFEDERATE MISSOURI TROOPS
16th Regiment, Missouri Infantry
16th Infantry Regiment was formed by consolidating Caldwell's 7th and Jackson's 7th
Missouri Infantry Regiment early in 1864. The unit was assigned to Parson's and S.P. Burns'
Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department, and was active in Louisiana and Arkansas. It sustained
14 casualties at Pleasant Hill and
25 at Jenkins' Ferry. In May,
1865, the regiment disbanded. Its field officers wre Colonel Levin M. Lewis, Lieutenant Colonel
Pleasant W.H. Cumming, and Major Jesse P. Herrell.
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