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25th Regiment, Missouri Infantry

Organized as 13th Missouri Infantry June, 1861. Designation changed to 25th Missouri September, 1861. Attached to Dept. of Missouri to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 6th Division, Army of the Tennessee, to July, 1862. 1st Brigade, 6th Division, District of Corinth, Miss., to September, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Southeast Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to March, 1862. District of Northwest Missouri to June, 1863. New Madrid, Mo., District of Columbus, Ky., 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to February, 1864.

Duty in Missouri till March, 1862. Ordered to Pittsburg Landing, Tenn. Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Duty at Corinth, Miss., building fortifications till September. Ordered to St. Louis, Mo., thence to Pilot Knob and Patterson, Mo. Duty in Southeast Missouri till March, 1863. Moved to Iron Mountain, thence to St. Joseph, Mo., and operating against guerrillas in Northwest Missouri till June. Ordered to New Madrid, Mo., and garrison duty there and reconstructing fortifications till February, 1864. Consolidated with Bissell's Engineer Regiment of the West to form 1st Missouri Engineers February 17, 1864. (See 1st Engineers.)

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 51 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 112 Enlisted men by disease. Total 172.

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Organized at St. Joseph, Mo., by authority of Gen. Lyon, May, 1861. Guard Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad till August Ordered to Lexington, Mo., August 29. Siege of Lexington September 12-21. Surrendered September 21. Consolidated with Van Horn's Battalion to form 25th Missouri Infantry December, 1861.
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