Battle Unit Details


33rd Regiment, Missouri Infantry

Organized at Benton Barracks, Mo., August 29-September 5, 1862. Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to December, 1862. 1st Brigade, 13th Division, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 13th Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 13th Division, 16th Army Corps, to August, 1863. Garrison, Helena, Ark., Army of Arkansas, to January, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 16th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to June, 1864, and Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division (Detachment), Army Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumbereland, to February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865.

Ordered to the field in Missouri September 22, 1862, and operations in Phelps, Dent, Texas and Wright Counties till December 19. Moved to St. Louis, thence to Columbus, Ky., December 19-25, thence to Helena, Ark., January 5, 1863. Expedition to Duvall's Bluff, Ark., January 16-20. Expedition to Yazoo Pass, and operations against Fort Pemberton and Greenwood February 24-April 8. Garrison duty at Helena, Ark., till January 28, 1864. Repulse of Holmes' attack on Helena July 4, 1863. Ordered to Vicksburg, Miss., January 28, 1864. Meridian Campaign February 3-March 2. Red River Campaign March 10-May 22. Fort DeRussy March 14. Occupation of Alexandria March 16. Henderson's Hill March 21. Battle of Pleasant Hill April 9. About Cloutiersville and Cane River Crossing April 22-24. At Alexandria, La., April 30-May 13. Bayou La Mouri May 7. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Yellow Bayou May 18. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to Memphis, Tenn., May 22-June 10. Old River Lake June 6. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-21. Near Camargo's Cross Roads, Harrisburg, July 13. Tupelo July 14-15. Old Town Creek July 15. Smith's Expedition to Oxford August 1-30. Tallahatchie River August 7-9. Moved to Duvall's Bluff, Ark., September 3, thence to Brownsville, Ark. March in pursuit of Price through Arkansas and Missouri to Cape Girardeau, Mo., September 17-October 9. Garrison at Tipton and California, Mo., October 19-November 17. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., thence to Nashville, Tenn., November 24-December 1. Battle of Nashville, Tenn., December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. At Clifton, Tenn., and Eastport, Miss., till February, 1865. Moved to New Orleans, La., February 6-19. Campaign against Mobile, Ala., and its defences March 17-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25, thence to Selma May 1, and duty there till July 20. Moved to St. Louis July 20-August 3. Mustered out August 10, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 52 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 229 Enlisted men by disease. Total 287.
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