Battle Unit Details


1st Regiment, Missouri Infantry (3 months 1861)

Organized at St. Louis, Mo., for three months April 22, 1861. Attached to 3rd Brigade, Lyon's Army of the West.

Removal of arms from St. Louis to Springfield, Ill. (Detachment). Capture of Camp Jackson, St. Louis, May 10. Expedition to Potosi, Mo., May 15-16 (Co. "A" Rifle Battalion). Regiment reorganized for three years June 10, 1861. Capture of Jefferson City June 14. Expedition to Booneville June 17. Dug Springs July 25 (Co. "E"). McCullough's Store July 26 and August 3. Battle of Wilson's Creek August 10. March to Rolla, thence to St. Louis August 11-21. Rifle Battalion mustered out. Company "A" August 2, 1861. Company "B" July 31, 1861. Designation of Regiment changed to 1st Missouri Light Artillery September 1, 1861. (See several Batteries 1st Missouri Light Artillery.)
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