UNION MISSOURI VOLUNTEERS
Backof's Battalion, Missouri Artillery (3 months, 1861)
Organized at St. Louis, Mo., April 22 to May 18, 1861. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Lyon's Army of the West. Moved to Springfield, Mo., June 16-27. Engagement at Carthage July 5. Dug Springs
August 2. Expedition toward Fayette, Ark., August 3-5. Battle of Wilson's Creek August 10. Retreat to Rolla, thence to St. Louis August 11-21. Mustered out September 4, 1861.
Battery lost during service 10 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Enlisted men by disease. Total 12.
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