Battle Person Detail

Plummer, J. B.

At the battle of Fredericktown, in Missouri in October 21, 1861, Colonel Plummer, with his force, and a detachment of Colonel William P. Carlin'³ troops, encountered Confederate forces in their advance on the town of Fredericktown, and a battle ensued. The Confederates were forced to retreat in the face of a superiority of numbers on the Union side.