UNION MISSOURI VOLUNTEERS
5th Regiment, Missouri Infantry
Organized at St. Louis March 18, 1862, by consolidation of 5th United States Reserve Corps, Voerster's Company Sappers and Miners, Giester's Company Pioneers and Winkelman's Company Pontooneers. Guard bridges on Iron Mountain Railroad and duty in Southeast Missouri till July. At Cape Girardeau, Mo., till November, 1862. Company "F" in District of Mississippi July, 1862. Companies "A" and "I" transferred to 25th Missouri Infantry, and Companies "H" and "K" to 27th Missouri Infantry. Companies "B," "C," "D," "E," "F" and "G" mustered out November 22, 1862.
5th UNITED STATES' RESERVE CORPS INFANTRY.
Organized at St. Louis September, 1861. Consolidated with Captain Voerster's Company Sappers and Miners, Captain Geister's Company Pioneers and Captain Winkleman's Company Pontooneers to form 5th Missouri Infantry March 18, 1862 (which see).
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