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ROSTER OF THE EIGHTH MISSOURI CAVALRY REGIMENT, C.S.A

Compiled by James E. McGhee

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CALDWELL, ELAM W.: Age: 37.  Enlisted as Private in Co F 27 Sept 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $150 and horse equipment at $2.  Detailed as herdsman with the Commissary Department 15 Aug 1863.  (No Further Record).

CALDWELL, JAMES FAULKNER: (Served in Missouri State Guard as 2nd Lieutenant, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 32.  Enlisted as Private in Co A 17 Aug 1862 in Bollinger County.  Elected 1st Lieutenant 31 Aug 1862.  Wounded in action (right side) at Bayou Metoe, AR 27 Aug 1863.  Taken prisoner of war in hospital at Little Rock, AR 10 Sep 1863.  Exchanged at New Orleans, LA 5 Jan 1865.  Paroled with regiment at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865.  A biographical letter written by Caldwell while in prison is on file in the Schoff Civil War Collection, William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. It indicates that he was taken prisoner in Dec 1862, by the 12th Mo Militia State Cavalry (Union) and was going to be hanged until an officer took charge of him in fear of retaliation against Union prisoners. Died at Millersville, Cape Girardeau Co, MO 17 Sep 1900 and is buried in the Miller Cemetery at that location. Residence: Bollinger County.

CALDWELL, JOHN L.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 40.  Enlisted as Private in Co A 1 May 1863 in Bollinger County.  He was reported as absent sick in Searcy, AR hospital as of 14 Aug 1863.  Taken prisoner of war __ Sep 1863.  Returned to command. Transferred to 4th MO Field Artillery (Harris' Battery) at date unknown and paroled with that unit at Grand Ecore, LA 6 Jun 1865 as an artificer. Residence: Bollinger County.

CALDWELL, ROBERT N.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 35.  Enlisted as Private in Co A 17 Aug 1862 in Bollinger County.  Appointed 1st Corporal 31 Aug 1862.  Detailed to Searcy, AR hospital as waiter 15 Aug 1863.  Taken prisoner of war 6 Nov 1864.  Confined at Little Rock, AR military prison until 7 May 1865 when released on oath.  Residence: Bollinger County. Died 16 Jan 1908 and is buried at Ebenezer Cemetery, Bollinger Co, MO.  His obituary is at p. 30 of Wilkinson, Obituaries 1889-1924 from the Banner Press.

CALDWELL, WILLIAM S.:  (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 27.  Enlisted as Private in Co A 17 Aug 1862 in Bollinger County. Shown as present Dec 1863.  Transferred to 4th MO Field Artillery (Harris' Battery) at date unknown.  Taken prisoner of war at date and place not of record.  Died at Alton, IL Military Prison 7 Jul 1864.  Residence: Bollinger County.

CALL, GEORGE W.: Age: 21.  Enlisted as Private in Co F 27 Sept 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Deserted 5 Dec 1862.

CAMPBELL, STEPHEN JAMES: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 21.  Enlisted as Private in Co G 19 Aug 1862 in Cape Girardeau County. Horse appraised at $160 and horse equipment at $12.  Elected Captain 8 Oct 1862.  Returned from detached service 28 Apr 1863.  Paroled at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865.  Residence: Cape Girardeau County.  Died 6 May 1889 and is buried in the city cemetery at Jackson, MO.

CAMPBELL, WILLIAM H.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 1st Infantry Battalion, 1st Division) Age: 20.  Enlisted as Private in Co E 24 Aug 1862 in Mississippi County.  Taken prisoner of war while on furlough 25 Dec 1862.  (No Further Record). Residence: Mississippi County.

CAMPSTER, PRICE HENRY: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 23. Enlisted as Private in Co E 18 Aug 1862 in Mississippi County.  Appointed 2nd Corporal 1 Oct 1862.  Promoted to 4th Sergeant 1 Jul 1863.  Present with regiment Dec 1863.  (No Further Record).  See Yeary, Reminiscences of the Boys in Gray, p. 117, for a brief summary of his service, which lists him as G. H. Campster, born 28 Mar 1843 in Cape Girardeau County, MO.  It also indicates that he was promoted to lieutenant at a date not of record. Residence: Cape Girardeau County.

CANNON, SAMUEL L.: Age: 19. Enlisted as Private in Co G 26 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $100 and horse equipment at $5.  Sent to Texas on detached service with Commissary Department 20 Jul 1863.  Paroled at Shreveport, LA 15 Jun 1865 with furloughed and detailed men.  Residence: Cape Girardeau County.

CANTWELL, BENJAMIN: Age: 18. Enlisted as Private in Co D 26 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $100 and horse equipment at $8.  Absent without leave as of 21 Aug 1863.  (No Further Record).

CANTWELL, CALVIN: Age: 18. Enlisted as Private in Co H 10 Oct 1862 in Scott County.  Horse appraised at $100 and horse equipment at $5.  Absent on sixty days furlough from 15 Jun 1863. Record notes: “supposed to be captured.”  (No Further Record).

CANTWELL, JOHN: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 22. Enlisted as Private in Co H 10 Oct 1862 in Scott County.  Died at Batesville, AR 1 May 1863 of cause not of record. Residence: Scott County.

CARGILE, ANDREW J.: Enlistment data not of record.  Paroled as Private, Co A, at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865. Residence: Bollinger County.

CARGILE, CHESLEY B.: (Missouri State Guard, Private, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 20.  Enlisted as Private in Co A 28 Aug 1862 in Bollinger County. Paroled at Private, Co A, at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865.  Residence: Bollinger County.

CARGILE, JOHN D.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 28. Enlisted as Private in Co A 15 Aug 1862 in Bollinger County.  Horse appraised at $125 and horse equipment at $10. Appointed 3rd Sergeant 31 Aug 1862.  Wounded in action at Bayou Metoe, AR 27 Aug 1863.  Paroled as 2nd Sergeant at Shreveport, LA 7 June 1865.  Residence: Bollinger County.

CARMACK, JESSE: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 31.  Enlisted as a Private in Jeffers’ independent cavalry company at New Madrid on 22 Jan 1862.  Enlisted as Private in Co C 24 Sep 1862 in Wayne County.  Detailed as teamster for regimental surgeon 15 Oct 1862.  Discharged from service 3 Dec 1863 for reason not of record. Residence: Cape Girardeau County. Died 14 Aug 1881 and is buried at New Wells Cemetery, Cape Girardeau County, MO.

CARNAHAN, WILLIAM HIRAM (or HARRISON): Age: 26. Enlisted as Private in Co C 15 Aug 1862 in Wayne County.  Taken prisoner of war in Wayne Co, MO, either 2 or 20 Nov 1862 while on furlough.  He was transported to Cairo, IL and thence to St. Louis, MO where he was exchanged on 12 Dec 1862. (No Further Record)  Residence:  Wayne County.  According to Sanders, Civil War Soldiers of Madison County, he was “never heard from again” after he entered the service.

CASEY, MOSES CARLISLE: Age: 22. Enlisted as Private in Co C 15 Aug 1862 in Wayne County.  Horse appraised at $80 and horse equipment at $5.  Deserted at date not of record.  Died in Alvin, TX, 24 Sep 1912.  Buried in Christian Church Cemetery, Fredericktown, MO.

CASPER, JOHN: Age:?  Enlisted as Private in Co I 24 Jan 1863 in Independence County, AR.  Present with regiment Dec 1863.  (No Further Record).

CASTEEL, WILLIAM: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Corporal, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 24. Enlisted as Private in Co G 6 Oct 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Taken prisoner of war 25 Dec 1862 while on 30 days furlough.  Record notes: "Deserted, being captured since taken the oath of allegiance to the Yankees." However, according to Eakin, Missouri Prisoners of War, n.p., he was forwarded to Washington, D.C. for exchange on 4 Mar 1863.  Exchanged at Petersburg, VA at date not of record.

CASTLEBERRY, FRANCIS: Enlistment data not of record.  Paroled as Private, Co C, at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865.  Residence: Pemiscot County.

CASTLEBERRY, NEWTON: Enlistment data not of record.  Paroled as Private, Co C, at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865.  Residence: Pemiscot County.

CATES, D.: No enlistment data.  Paroled as Private, Co. B, at Shreveport, LA, 7 June 1865. Residence: Cape Girardeau County.

CATO, BENJAMIN: Age: 20. Enlisted as Private in Co C 20 Oct 1862 in Wayne County. Horse appraised at $150 and horse equipment at $5.  Present with regiment Dec 1863.  (No Further Record).

CAUSEY, HUGH: No enlistment data.  Identified as Private, Co B. Captured in Bollinger Co, MO 16 Nov 1862.  Forwarded to St. Louis, MO, thence to Alton, IL, and then to City Point, VA, for exchange on 1 Apr 1863. (No Further Record) Eakin, Missouri Prisoners of War, n.p., indicates that this soldier was captured on 15 Oct 1862..

CAVANDER, WILLIAM: Age: 24. Enlisted as Private in Co F 27 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Deserted __ Nov 1862. (No Further Record).

CHAMBERLAIN, PLEASANT: Age: 28. Enlisted as Private in Co H 15 May 1863 at Wittsburg, AR.  Deserted 27 Jul 1863 when transferred to dismounted cavalry.

CHANDLER, GEORGE C.: Age: 26. Enlisted as Private in Co A 19 Aug 1862 in Bollinger County.  Horse appraised at $130 and horse equipment at $8.  Appointed 2nd Sergeant 31 Aug 1862.  Paroled at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865 as a Private.  Residence: Bollinger County.

CHEEK, ABSALOM: Age: 22. Enlisted as Private in Co G 26 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County. Taken prisoner of war in Cape Girardeau County, MO 14 Nov 1862.  Died of pneumonia at Gratiot Military Prison, St. Louis, MO 17 Dec 1862, and is buried in Grave 9820 at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.

CHILDERS, JOHN A.:  (Served in the Missouri State Guard as Private, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 1st Division) No record with regiment.  According to Eakin, Missouri Prisoners of War, np, he was a member of Co C that was captured in Dunklin County on 27 May 1863.  He was forwarded to Gratiot Prison in St. Louis, and then transferred to Myrtle Street Prison in the same city.  Nothing further could be found on this soldier.  Residence: Butler County.

CHILDS, JAMES N.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 25. Enlisted as Private in Co D 22 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County. Horse appraised at $115 and horse equipment at $10.  Promoted to Junior 2nd Lieutenant 11 Dec 1862.  Died 4 Apr 1863 near Pocahontas, AR.  Cause of death is not of record. Residence: Cape Girardeau County.

CHILES, ISAAC GAUNTZ: Age: 20. Enlisted as Private in Co D 26 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Paroled at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865. Residence: Cape Girardeau County. According to an unidentified newspaper clipping in the compiler’s possession, he was wounded in action at Big Bend, AR at date not of record. Born 28 Jul 1842 in Benton County, MO.  Died 21 Nov 1928 at Bloomfield, Stoddard County, MO, and is buried in the city cemetery there.

CHILES, THOMAS L.: Age: 19. Enlisted as Private in Co K 2 Oct 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  He deserted 29 Dec 1862, but is shown as present in May 1863.  Transferred to dismounted cavalry 25 July 1863.  He rejoined the regiment at date not of record.  Taken prisoner of war near Mound City, KS 24 Oct 1864.  Exchanged in Virginia at date not of record. After exchange, he was one of over sixty men placed under the charge of Lt. Robert H. Stockton, 2nd MO Infantry Regt, who was to escort them from Richmond, VA to the 1st MO Brigade at Mobile, AL.  The contingent of former prisoners left Richmond by rail on or about 24 March 1865, but after the first fifty miles the trains ceased running and the group was forced to proceed on foot.  They reached Eufaula, AL on 12 Apr.  Lt. Stockton learned of the surrender of Gen. Robert E. Lee at that point and released the men to go where they wished. See Confederate Veteran, 12 (1904), pp. 380-381.  He was paroled with the regiment on 7 June 1865 at Shreveport, LA, as private, Co B. Residence: Cape Girardeau County.  His pension application is on file at the MO State Archives, Jefferson City, MO.

CHRONISTER, ANDERSON: Age: 22. Enlisted as Private in Co A 17 Aug 1862 in Bollinger County.  Deserted 25 Sep 1862. (No Further Record) According to Eakin, Missouri Prisoners of War, n.p., he was taken prisoner of war in Bollinger Co, MO, 24 Mar 1863.  Sent to City Point, VA, for exchange. Residence: Bollinger County.  Died 8 Dec 1873 and is buried in Wayne Cem, Bollinger Co, MO.

CLARK, ALONZO: Age: 30. Enlisted as Private in Co E 18 Aug 1862 in Mississippi County.  Elected 1st Lieutenant 1 Oct 1862.  Died at Pocahontas, AR 17 Dec 1862 of cause not of record. Buried in the Masonic Cemetery in Randolph Co, AR.

CLAY, W. S. M.: Enlistment data not of record.  Paroled as Sergeant, Co B, on roll of furloughed and detailed men dated 8 Jun 1865, at Shreveport, LA.  Residence: Cape Girardeau County.

CLINGENSMITH, ALEXANDER: Age: ? Enlisted as Private in Co B 28 Apr 1863 in Cape Girardeau County.  Deserted 30 Nov 1863.  Died 28 Aug 1874 and is buried at Estes Cemetery, Oak Ridge, MO.  Residence: Cape Girardeau County.

CLINGENSMITH, DANIEL T.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 4th Infantry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 19.  Enlisted as Private in Co G 19 Aug 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $100 and horse equipment at $8. Present Aug 1863. (No Further Record).  Residence: Cape Girardeau County.

CLINGENSMITH, THOMAS D.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 25.  Enlisted as Private in Co A 19 Aug 1862 in Bollinger County. Transferred to Co F 4 Oct 1862.  Transferred to dismounted cavalry 26 Jul 1863 at Searcy, AR.  (No Further Record). Residence: Bollinger County.

CLODFELTER, COLUMBUS C.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as 2nd Lieutenant, 1st Cavalry, 1st Division) Age: 24. Enlisted as Private in Co B 17 Aug 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Appointed 4th Sergeant 13 Sep 1862.  Transferred to Co K 6 Dec 1862.  Transferred to dismounted cavalry 26 Jul 1863.  Reported as “Remounted and ready to return to command” 23 Aug 1863.  (No Further Record). Goodspeed's History of Southeast Missouri, p. 1020, states he died as a prisoner of war at Cape Girardeau, MO.  No date provided.

CLODFELTER, CYRUS: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 22. Enlisted as Private in Co K 28 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $140 and horse equipment at $15.  Transferred to dismounted cavalry at Searcy, AR 26 Jul 1863.  (No Further Record). He was a brother of Ferdinand L. Clodfelter. Residence: Cape Girardeau County.

CLODFELTER, FERDINAND L.: Age: 19. Enlisted as Private in Co K 28 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $120 and horse equipment at $10. Transferred to dismounted cavalry 26 Jul 1863 at Searcy, AR.  Deserted at date not of record. (No Further Record)  He was a brother of Cyrus Clodfelter.  Residence: Cape Girardeau Co., MO.

CLODFELTER, WILSON: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 21. Enlisted as Private in Co K 28 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $130 and horse equipment at $10. Died of cause not of record near Camp Salado, AR 22 Jan 1863. Residence: Cape Girardeau County.

COBB, JOHN H.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 1st Cavalry, 1st Division) Age: 30. Enlisted as Private in Co B 17 Aug 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $150 and horse equipment at $10.  Elected Captain 13 Sep 1862. Cited for his leadership and gallantry by brigade commander, Col. Colton Greene, as a result of his service at Elkin’s Ferry during the Camden Expedition of 1864, who described Cobb as “gallant and useful.”  Paroled at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865.  Residence: Cape Girardeau County. Died 1 Feb 1887 and is buried at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Oak Ridge, MO.

COBB, STERLING: Age: 25. Enlisted as Private in Co B 26 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Deserted 20 Oct 1862.  (No Further Record).

COBB, WILLIAM: (Served in Missouri State Guard as 4th Infantry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 45.  Enlisted as Private in Co G 26 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Discharged for reasons not of record (probably over age) 5 Dec 1862.

COKER, JOSEPH A.: Age:? Enlisted as Private in Co D 8 Mar 1862.  Shown on Nov\Dec roll, 1863, as "absent with dismounted men” since 6 Aug 1863.  Apparently returned to command and then transferred to 4th Mo Field Artillery (Harris' Battery).  Paroled with that unit as a Sergeant at Grand Ecore, LA 6 Jun 1865.  His postwar memoir of some of his service can be found in the Ewing Family Papers, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.  Residence: Cape Girardeau County.

COLE, FRANCIS MARION: (Served in Missouri State Guard as 4th Infantry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 24. Enlisted as Private in Co A 20 Aug 1862 in Bollinger County.  Served as teamster during Jan 1863.  Appears on list of men remounted and ready to return to command dated 23 Aug 1863.  Paroled with regiment at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865. Residence: Bollinger County. His pension application is on file at the MO State Archives, Jefferson City, MO.  Died 13 Oct 1923 near Lutesville and is buried in Scopus Cemetery in Bollinger County, MO.  His obituary is in Wilkinson, Obituaries 1889-1924 from the Banner Press, p. 38.

COLE, GEORGE B.: Age:? Enlisted as Private in Co A at date not of record.  Transferred to dismounted cavalry 26 Jul 1863 at Searcy, AR.  Deserted at date not of record.  Residence: Bollinger County. Died 2 Sep 1921 and is buried in Lower Deck Cemetery, Bollinger Co, MO.

COLE, JAMES M.: Age: 23. Enlisted as Private in Co I 10 Aug 1862 in New Madrid County.  Horse appraised at $125 and horse equipment at $25. Appointed 2nd Sergeant 2 Dec 1862.  Deserted at Jacksonport, AR 15 Jul 1863, but then served in the 7th Missouri Cavalry Regiment.

COLE, LEVI A.: Age: 26. Enlisted as Private in Co F 27 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Transferred to dismounted cavalry 26 Jul 1863 at Searcy, AR.  He became remounted and rejoined command 23 Aug 1863.  Paroled at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865.  Residence: Cape Girardeau County.

COLEMAN, CHARLES H.: Age: 21. Enlisted as Private in Co E 26 Sep 1862 in Scott County.  Horse appraised at $130 and horse equipment at $15.  Reported as absent sick at Batesville, AR Hospital Mar\Apr 1863.  Deserted from hospital 7 May 1863. (No Further Record).

COLEMAN, EDWARD: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 26. Enlisted as Private in Co H 1 Oct 1862 in Scott County. Horse appraised at $130 and horse equipment at $3.  Elected 2nd Lieutenant 12 Nov 1862.  Submitted his resignation to be effective 26 May 1863. Finally discharged for medical disability (pulmonary consumption) 22 Jul 1863. Residence: New Madrid County.

COLEMAN, JOHN: Age: 24. Enlisted as Private in Co I 25 Oct 1862 in New Madrid County.  Deserted 26 Dec 1862 while on furlough.

COLEMAN, RADFORD: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 21. Enlisted as Private in Co H 17 Oct 1862 in Scott County.  Horse appraised at $100 and horse equipment at $5. Died of disease at Pocahontas, AR 17 Dec 1862. Residence: New Madrid County.

COLEMAN, ROBERT G. JR.: Formerly served in 4th Missouri Cavalry Regiment. Appointed regimental adjutant, apparently following the death of adjutant Joseph Hunter at Pilot Knob, MO 27 Sep 1864.  Wounded in action at Mine Creek, KS 25 Oct 1864.  Paroled as 1st Lieutenant and adjutant at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865. Residence: St. Louis. A letter from Col. William L. Jeffers to the Confederate War Department requesting the appointment of Coleman as the regimental adjutant can be found in Coleman’s service record with the 4th Missouri Cavalry Regiment.  Resided in San Francisco, CA postwar.

COLETHARP, JOHN: Age: 35. Enlisted as Private in Co E 16 Aug 1862 in Mississippi County.  Reported in hospital at date not of record, 1865.  Paroled at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865.  Residence: Mississippi County.

COLLIER, JAMES W.: Age: 18. Enlisted as Private in Co D 26 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $130 and horse equipment at $8.  Shown as present Feb 1863.  (No Further Record).

COLLIER, WILLIAM: Age:?  Enlisted as Private in Co D 22 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Shown as present Dec 1863.  (No Further Record).

COOK, CARROLL W. D.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as 3rd Lieutenant, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 33.  Enlisted as Private in Co A 8 Sep 1862 in Bollinger County.  Given extra duty in commissary department effective 12 Dec 1862.  Present Dec 1863.  (No Further Record).  Residence: Bollinger County.

COOK, GREER A.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 1st Infantry Battalion, 1st Division) Age: 26. Enlisted as Private in Co A 8 Sep 1862 in Bollinger County.  Died 28 Mar 1863 at Batesville, AR.  Cause of death is not of record.

COOK, HARPER H.: Age: 30. Enlisted as Private in Co A 4 Sep 1862 in Bollinger County.  Deserted 27 Dec 1862. (No Further Record).

COOPER, WILLIAM: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 2nd Cavalry Battalion, 1st Division) Age: 25. Enlisted as Private in Co A 19 Sep 1862 in Bollinger County.  Discharged for reasons not of record 8 Oct 1862. Residence: Wayne County.

COOTS, WILLIAM J.: Age: 21. (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Enlisted as Private in Co A 24 Oct 1862 in Bollinger County.  Horse appraised at $125 and horse equipment at $5.  Deserted __ Apr 1863. (No Further Record).  Subsequently served in the 3rd Missouri State Militia Cavalry Regiment (Union).

CORDER, JAMES M.: Age: 20.  Enlisted as Private in Co I 4 Sep 1862 in New Madrid County.  Appointed 4th Sergeant 2 Dec 1862.  Deserted 4 Nov 1864 at Cane Hill, AR during the retreat from Price's Missouri Expedition. Surrendered at Bloomfield, MO, 1 Dec 1864. Sent to prison in St. Louis. Residence: Dunklin County.

COSNER, HENRY: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Captain, Division Staff, 1st Division) Age: 38. Enlisted as Private in Co F 27 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $120 and horse equipment at $10. Appointed assistant commissary of subsistence 14 Nov 1862.  Appointed commissary officer 11 Dec 1862.  Appointed commissary of Dobbins’ Arkansas Brigade 10 Sep 1863. By Special Orders 151 Appointed assistant commissary for sales to officers, Marmaduke's Mo Cavalry Brigade 30 Sep 1864 with rank of Captain.  (No Further Record).  Residence:  Cape Girardeau County.

COX, ABNER S.: Age: 18. Enlisted as Private in Co H 1 Oct 1862 in Scott County. Horse appraised at $140 and horse equipment at $10.  Taken prisoner of war at Hartville, MO 11 Jan 1863.  Died in Scott Co., MO 1 Mar 1863, of cause not of record. He was buried in the Bell Cemetery, near Chaffee, MO, but the cemetery has been destroyed and converted to agriculture.  Residence:  Scott County.

COX, ALLEN JOHN: Age: 24. Enlisted as Private in Co F 1 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $75 and horse equipment at $8. Transferred to dismounted cavalry 26 Jul 1863 but returned to command for he was paroled with the regiment at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865. Residence: Cape Girardeau County.

COX, JAMES: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 1st Infantry Battalion, 1st Division) Age: 25. Enlisted as Private in Co F 27 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Transferred to dismounted cavalry 26 Jul 1863 at Searcy, AR.  Deserted and surrendered himself at Cape Girardeau, MO     Sep 1863.  Residence: Cape Girardeau County.

COX, JOHN: Age: 30. Enlisted as Private in Co H 1 Oct 1862 in Scott County. Horse appraised at $140 and horse equipment at $10.  Shown as present Dec 1863.  (No Further Record).  .Residence: Scott County.

COX, JOSEPH S.: Age: 21. Enlisted as Private in Co H 1 Oct 1862 in Scott County.  Horse appraised at $130 and horse equipment at $10. Taken prisoner of war at Hartville, MO 11 Jan 1863.  He was paroled and returned to command at date unknown.  Paroled as Private, Co F, at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865. Residence: Scott County.

COX, LAFAYETTE A.: Age: 28. Enlisted as Private in Co D 19 Aug 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $100 and horse equipment at $8. Appointed 2nd Corporal 26 Sep 1862.  Transferred to Co K 6 Dec 1862.  Shown as present Aug 1863.  (No Further Record).  Residence: Cape Girardeau County.

COX, MOSES E.: Age: 33. Enlisted as Private in Co D 22 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $75 and horse equipment at $12.  Elected 1st Lieutenant 26 Sep 1862.  Promoted to Captain of Co K 6 Dec 1862.  Wounded and left on the field at battle of Hartville, MO 11 Jan 1863. Taken prisoner 11 January 1863 and forwarded to St. Louis, MO. Transported to Washington, D.C. for exchange 2 Apr 1863 Returned to command at date not of record.  Paroled at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865.  Residence: Cape Girardeau County.

CRADER, SAMUEL GHOLSON: Age: 25. (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division)  No record exists with regiment.  However, a descendant has provided evidence that Crader served from 1862, and that he was detailed to drive an ammunition wagon.  E. Earl Crader. “The Story of My Family.” (ca. 1925), unpublished manuscript in possession of Donald Crader, Pickwick Dam, TN.  Residence:  Cape Girardeau County.

CRAFT, HENRY: Age: 24. Enlisted as Private in Co B 17 Aug 1862 in Cape Girardeau County. Taken prisoner of war while on furlough __ Dec 1862.  Returned to command at date not of record.  Deserted 28 Apr 1863. (No Further Record).  Eakin, Missouri Prisoners of War, n.p., indicates that Craft was taken prisoner in Cape Girardeau County, MO, 29 Oct 1862, and was released unconditionally 1 Mar 1863,

CRAGGET, DAVID W.: Age: 27. Enlisted as Private in Co G 2 Oct 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $125 and horse equipment at $3.  He was left with the dismounted cavalry 4 Nov 1863.  Returned to command and paroled at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865.  Residence: Bollinger County.

CRAIG, DAVID H.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Sergeant, 2nd Cavalry Battalion, 1st Division) Age: 20. Enlisted as Private in Co F 27 Dec 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $150 and horse equipment at $12.  Appointed 2nd Sergeant 4 Oct 1862.  Promoted to 1st Sergeant prior to Nov 1863. Accidentally killed in action by discharge of a rifle during Price's Missouri Expedition of 1864, probably during a skirmish at Boonville, MO on 12 Oct.  He was a brother of Captain William White Craig and John Quinton Craig.  Residence: Cape Girardeau County.

CRAIG, JOHN P.: Age: 25. Enlisted as Private in Co I 25 Oct 1862 in New Madrid County.  Deserted 25 Dec 1862 while on furlough. (No Further Record).

CRAIG, JOHN QUINTON: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Sergeant-Major, 4th Infantry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 23. Enlisted as a Private in Jeffers’ independent cavalry company in Dunkin County on 1 Apr 1862.  Appointed 4th Corporal 16 Apr. Enlisted as Private in Co F 15 Aug 1862 in Dunklin County.  Appointed Sergeant Major 5 Apr 1863.  Taken prisoner of war in Wayne Co, MO 28 Apr 1863.  Exchanged at City Point, VA 7 Jun 1863. He was wounded and taken prisoner of war at Mine Creek, KS 25 Oct 1864.  (No Further Record).  According to Eakin, Missouri Prisoners of War, np, he was incarcerated at Alton, IL after his capture, and then forwarded to Point Lookout, MD.  Residence: Cape Girardeau County. He was a brother of David H. and William White Craig. His obituary may be found in the Missouri Cash-Book, Jackson, MO 24 June 1920.  However, he died in March of that year in Bell City, TN. Buried in the Mount Zion Cemetery at Friendship, TN.

CRAIG, WILLIAM WHITE: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Adjutant, 2nd Cavalry Battalion, 1st Division) Age: 25. Enlisted as Private in Co F 27 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $120 and horse equipment at $20.  Elected Captain 4 Oct 1862. Detailed to sit on a court-martial 6 Feb 1863.  Faced a court-martial for speaking disrespectfully to regimental quartermaster Captain Jason H. Hunter.  Outcome of trial is not of record. Killed in action (decapitated by cannon shell) at Pilot Knob, MO 27 Sep 1864. Presumably buried in the mass grave located on the battlefield.  He was a brother of David H. and John Q. Craig.  Residence: Cape Girardeau County.

CRAVEN, W. T.: No enlistment data.  Served as a Private in Co K.  Appears on a list of dismounted officers and men of Marmaduke’s Brigade that were ordered to report to Col. Robert R. Lawther at Camden, AR on 4 Nov 1863. (No Further Record)

CRAWFORD, DAVID C.: Age: 26. Enlisted as Private in Co D 26 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Transferred to dismounted cavalry 3 Aug 1863 but returned to command.  Present Dec 1863.  (No Further Record).  Residence: Cape Girardeau County. He was a brother of Joseph A. and Thomas M. Crawford.

CRAWFORD, JOSEPH A.: Age: 24. Enlisted as Private in Co D 26 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Paroled at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865.  Residence: Cape Girardeau County. See final entry for David C. Crawford.

CRAWFORD, THOMAS M.: Age: 29. Enlisted as Private in Co D 26 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $110 and horse equipment at $8.  Killed in action at Pine Bluff, AR 25 Oct 1863.  Residence: Cape Girardeau County. See final entry for David C. Crawford.

CRESWELL, LUTHER D.: Age:?  Formerly served in 1st MO Infantry Regiment.  Discharged for disability in May 1862. Enlisted as Private in Co E 16 Aug 1862 in Mississippi County.  Transferred to Co I at date not of record.  Paroled at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865 as 1st Sergeant, Co C.  Residence: New Madrid County. In 1892 he is listed as a member of the John C. Brown Camp of the United Confederate Veterans at El Paso, TX.  While his date of death is unknown, he is buried in the Concordia Cemetery, El Paso.

CRIDDLE, JESSE F.: Age: 28. Enlisted as Private in Co F 27 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $130 and horse equipment at $10. Transferred to dismounted cavalry 26 Jul 1863 at Searcy, AR.  Returned to command and paroled at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865.  Residence: Cape Girardeau County. Died 24 Mar 1885 and is buried in the city cemetery at Jackson, MO.

CRIDDLE, THOMAS B.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 21. Enlisted as Private in Co F 27 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Paroled at Shreveport, LA 7 June 1865.  Residence: Cape Girardeau County.

CRIDDLE, WILLIAM R. (or B.): (Served in Missouri State Guard as Sergeant Major, 2nd Cavalry Battalion, 1st Division) Age: 25. Enlisted as Private in Co F 27 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $140 and horse equipment at $10.  Transferred to dismounted cavalry 26 Jul 1863 at Searcy, AR.  Returned to command and paroled at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865.  Residence: Cape Girardeau County.

CRITES, DAVID Jr.: Age: 23.  Enlisted as Private in Co G 1 Oct 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $100 and horse equipment at $10.  Taken prisoner of war 1 Nov 1862 while on 30 days furlough. Exchanged at City Point, VA __ Apr 1863.  Paroled as Private, Co B, at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865.

CRITES, DAVID Sr.: Age: 26. Enlisted as Private in Co G 1 Oct 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Made prisoner of war at Jackson, MO 26 Dec 1862.  (No Further Record).  This may be the same person who died 22 Jan 1887 and is buried in the Propst Cemetery in Cape Girardeau County.

CRITES, MILES: Age: 21. Enlisted as Private in Co G 1 Oct 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $100 and horse equipment at $15. Died at Fairview, AR hospital 7 Feb 1863.  His cause of death is not of record.

CRITES, RANSOM: Age:?  Enlisted as Private in Co G 30 Mar 1863 in Green County, AR.  Deserted 24 Jul 1863 upon transfer to dismounted cavalry.

CROCKER, JAMES: Age: 21. Enlisted as Private in Co I 25 Oct 1862 in New Madrid County.  Jan\Feb 1863 assigned to extra duty as teamster.  Aug 1863 absent with dismounted men.  Paroled with Co C at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865.  Residence: Stoddard County.

CRUM, HENRY: Age: 25. Enlisted as Private in Co C 15 Aug 1862 in Wayne County.  Transferred to dismounted cavalry 26 Jul 1863 at Searcy, AR.  (No Further Record).

CRUMB, WILLIAM HAMILTON: Age:? Enlisted as Private in Co K 12 Aug 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Transferred to dismounted cavalry 25 Jul 1863.  Returned to command.  Paroled at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865 with Co B.  Residence: Cape Girardeau County.

CRUMP, JACOB W.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 22. Enlisted as Private in Co F 27 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $100 and horse equipment at $10.  Deserted 30 Oct 1864 "on account of them stealing and committing all kinds of depredations too numerous to mention."  Tried by United States military commission for violating oath of allegiance given in 1861.  Outcome of trial is unknown.  (No Further Record).

CRUMP, WILLIAM F.: Age: 18. Enlisted as Private in Co F 15 May 1863 in Cape Girardeau County.  Taken prisoner of war in Cape Girardeau Co, MO 2 Nov 1864.  Released on oath of allegiance 6 Jun 1865 at Alton, IL military prison.  His pension application is on file at the MO State Archives, Jefferson City, MO.

CULBERSON, ABSOLOM: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 4th Infantry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 37. Enlisted as Private in Co I 25 Oct 1862 in New Madrid County.  Horse appraised at $115 and horse equipment at $20.  Present Dec 1863.  (No Further Record). Residence: Scott Co. (?)

DALTON, ALEXANDER: Age: 22. Enlisted as Private in Co G 3 Oct 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Deserted 26 Dec 1862. (No Further Record).

DALTON, EMANUEL: Age: 26. Enlisted as Private in Co G 3 Oct 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Deserted 25 Oct 1862. However, according to Eakin, Missouri Prisoners of War, np, he was taken prisoner of war in Cape Girardeau Co, MO, 14 Oct 1862, transported to St. Luis, MO, and then to Alton, IL, military prison where he took the oath of allegiance and posted bond on 27 Jan 1863.

DALTON, JONATHAN: Age: 38. Enlisted as Private in Co G 3 Oct 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $135 and horse equipment at $10. Appointed 2nd Sergeant 8 Oct 1862.  Present Aug 1863.  (No Further Record).

DALTON, THOMAS H.: Age: 27. Enlisted as Private in Co F 27 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $125 and horse equipment at $5.  Elected 2nd Lieutenant 4 Oct 1862.  Paroled as 1st Lieutenant, Co G, at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865.  Residence: Cape Girardeau or Pike County. His obituary is in the Missouri Cash-Book, Jackson, MO 23 August 1906.  Buried in the City Cemetery in Jackson.

DALTON, THOMAS J.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 1st Infantry Battalion, 1st Division) Age: 22. Enlisted as Private in Co E 20 Sep 1862 in Mississippi County.  Horse appraised at $175 and horse equipment at $15.  Appointed 4th Corporal 1 Oct 1862.  Promoted to 2nd Sergeant 24 Dec 1862.  Paroled at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865. Residence: Mississippi County.  His pension application is on file at the MO State Archives, Jefferson City, MO, and a copy of a record book he kept while in service is located at the Western Historical Manuscript Collection, University of Missouri-Rolla. A biography is in Goodspeed’s History of Southeast Missouri, p. 967.  He died 13 Jan 1917 and is buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Mississippi County, MO.

DALTON, TIMOTHY: Age: 23. Enlisted as Private in Co G 3 Oct 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Deserted 26 Dec 1862. Returned to command at Gainesville, AR 30 Apr 1863.  Present Aug 1863.  (No Further Record).

DANIEL, CHRISTOPHER: Age: 22. Enlisted as Private in Co F 27 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Discharged for cause not of record 25 Nov 1862.

DANIEL, FELIX WADE: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 24. Enlisted as Private in Co H 1 Nov 1862 in Scott County. Horse appraised at $130 and horse equipment at $10.  Transferred to dismounted cavalry 26 Jul 1863.  Deserted 27 Jul 1863.  Residence: Scott County. Died in 1915 and is buried in a cemetery at Hartshome, OK.

DANIELS, JAMES H.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 25. Enlisted as Private in Co B 15 Aug 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Sent to dismounted cavalry 4 Aug 1863 but returned to command.  Paroled as Private, Co A, at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865.  Residence: Cape Girardeau County.  Died at Yellow Pine, LA, on 2 September 1912.  There is a record in Louisiana indicating that he apparently drew a Confederate pension.

DARK, LEWIS M.: Age:?  Enlisted as Private in Co I at date not of record.  Prisoner of war at Pilot Knob, MO 28 Oct 1864, having been left as a nurse to those wounded on 27 Sep.  Imprisoned at Alton, IL, military prison, and then forwarded to Point Lookout, MD. He was exchanged and treated at a hospital in Danville, VA for small pox.  He was then forwarded for service to the 1st Missouri Confederate Brigade 1 Mar 1865.  (No Further Record).
DAUGHERTY, CHRISTOPHER: Age: ?  Company unknown.  Appears on a list of prisoners as a member of the regiment.  See Daily Missouri Republican, St. Louis, MO, 7 Nov 1864.  He was probably recruited or conscripted during the Price Raid.

DAUGHERTY, JOHN: Age: 23. Enlisted as Private in Co G 25 Aug 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Discharged for reasons not of record 23 Dec 1862.

DAUGHERTY, JOSEPH H.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 24. Enlisted as Private in Co E 18 Aug 1862 in Mississippi County. (No Further Record).  Residence: Scott County.

DAUGHERTY, WILLIAM: Age: 21. Enlisted as Private in Co G 25 Aug 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Discharged for reasons not of record 27 Dec 1862.

DAVENPORT, CASWELL A.: Age: 20. Enlisted as Private in Co G 26 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $140 and horse equipment at $3.  Wounded in action twice according to an unidentified newspaper article in the compiler’s possession.  Paroled as Private, Co B, at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865. Residence: Cape Girardeau County.  His pension application is on file at the MO State Archives, Jefferson City, MO. Charter member of the Captain S. S. Harris Camp, United Confederate Veterans, Jackson, MO in 1896.  He was a brother of George W. and Harrison C. Davenport.

DAVENPORT, FRANCIS M.: Age:?  Enlisted as Private in Co G at date not of record. Made a prisoner of war in Cape Girardeau Co, MO 19 Nov 1862.  He contracted smallpox in prison and lost vision in one eye.  Exchanged at City Point, VA 23 Jul 1863.  Assigned to work at arsenal at Selma, AL, Nov 1863 due to disability.  Returned to command at date unknown, and paroled at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865 as Private, Co B. Residence: Cape Girardeau County. He was a charter member of the Captain S. S. Harris Camp, United Confederate Veterans, Jackson, MO in 1896.

DAVENPORT, GEORGE W.: Age: 27.  Enlisted as Private in Co G 26 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $105 and horse equipment at $10. Sent to Texas on detached service 5 Dec 1863.  Left to tend wounded at Glasgow, MO on 15 Oct 1864 and taken prisoner of war 18 Oct 1864.  Died at Alton, IL military hospital 28 Dec 1864 of congestive fever and is buried in the Confederate Cemetery at that locale.  See final entry of Caswell A. Davenport.  Residence: Cape Girardeau Co., MO.

DAVENPORT, HARRISON C.: Age: 18. Enlisted as Private in Co G 26 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $100 and horse equipment at $10.  Left sick at Searcy, AR 20 Aug 1863.  Returned to command and paroled with Co B at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865. Residence: Cape Girardeau County. He was a charter member of the Captain S. S. Harris Camp, United Confederate Veterans, Jackson, MO, in 1896.  Died 15 Feb 1900 and buried at Concord Cemetery, Oak Ridge, MO.  See final entry for Caswell A. Davenport.  Residence: Cape Girardeau Co., MO.

DAVENPORT, JAMES M.: Age: 28. Enlisted as Private in Co G 26 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $110 and horse equipment at $5.  Transferred to Co C 10 Oct 1862.  Mortally wounded in action at Chalk Bluff, AR 15 Apr 1863.

DAVENPORT, JOSEPH: Age: 25.  Enlisted as Private in Co G 26 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $80 and horse equipment at $5.  Present Dec 1863.  Transferred to 4th MO Field Artillery (Harris' Battery) 1864, and paroled with that unit at Grand Ecore, LA 6 Jun 1865. Residence: Cape Girardeau County. Wounded in action twice according to his biography in Goodspeed's History of Southeast Missouri, pp. 754-755. He was a charter member of the Captain S. S. Harris Camp, United Confederate Veterans, Jackson, MO, in 1896.   His obituary can be found in Missouri Cash-Book, Jackson, MO, 7 Feb 1901. Buried at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Cape Girardeau Co, MO.

DAVENPORT, MATTHEW: Age: 30. Enlisted as Private in Co G 26 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Deserted 10 Oct 1862. (No Further Record).

DAVENPORT, PLEASANT P.: Age: 19. Enlisted as Private in Co E 18 Aug 1862 in Mississippi County.  Present Aug 1863.  (No Further Record).  Appears to have resided in Perry County in 1890.

DAVIDSON, GEORGE: Age: 25. Enlisted as Private in Co D 22 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $100 and horse equipment at $10.  Transferred to Co K 6 Dec 1862.  Paroled as Private, Co F, at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865. Residence: Cape Girardeau County.

DAVIDSON, GEORGE W.: Age: 25. Enlisted as Private in Co G 3 Oct 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Deserted 25 Oct 1862. (No Further Record).

DAVIS, FRANCIS M.: Age: 23. Enlisted as Private in Co B 26 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $110 and horse equipment at $8.  Died of causes not of record 5 Feb 1863 in AR.

DAVIS, LORENZO DOW RANCE: Age: 38. Enlisted as Private in Co B 13 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Present with regiment Dec 1863. Transferred to 4th MO Field Artillery (Harris' Battery) in 1864, and paroled with that unit at Grand Ecore, LA 6 Jun 1865.  Residence: Cape Girardeau County. Died 13 Apr 1915, and is buried in the New Salem Cemetery, Oregon County, MO.

DAVIS, WILLIAM J.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 23.  Enlisted as Private in Co C 20 Oct 1862 in Wayne County.  Horse appraised at $80 and horse equipment at $3.  Died of disease near Little Rock, AR ca. 1 Feb 1863.

DAY, FRANCIS P.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 20. Enlisted as Private in Co K 28 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $100 and horse equipment at $10.  Present Aug 1863.  Paroled at Jacksonport, AR 5 Jun 1865, although he was not physically present.  Record states he was "at home sick".  Physical description indicates blue eyes; light hair, fair complexion; and 5’8” in height.

DAY, NICHOLAS: Age: 25. Enlisted as Private in Co B 26 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $140 and horse equipment at $8.  Transferred to Co K 6 Dec 1862.  Paroled at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865 as Sergeant Major on non-commissioned officer staff of Marmaduke's MO Cavalry Brigade. He was a charter member of the Captain S. S. Harris Camp, United Confederate Veterans, at Jackson, MO in 1896. Died 26 February 1922 and is buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Oak Ridge, MO.

DECK, JACOB: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 1st Infantry Battalion, 1st Division) Age: 28. Enlisted as a Private in Jeffers’ independent cavalry company on 1 Apr 1862 in Dunklin County.  Deserted 8 Jul 1862 in Prairie County, AR, when the company was dismounted. Enlisted as Private in Co B 20 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $100 and horse equipment at $8.  Transferred to Co D 5 Oct 1862.  Paroled as Private, Co F at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865. Residence: Cape Girardeau County.  His biography may be found in Goodspeed’s History of Southeast Missouri, p. 754.

DECK, JOHN L.: Age: ?  Enlisted as Private in Co F 1 Jun 1863 at place not of record.  Present Aug 1863.  (No Further Record).

DECKER, JOHN: Age: ?  Enlisted as Private in Co I 24 Jan 1863 in New Madrid County.  Deserted 22 Jun 1863.  Returned to command and tried before a general court-martial.  Found guilty and sentenced to be shot to death. His sentence was disapproved by Lieutenant General Theophilus Holmes, commander of the Dept. of the Trans-Mississippi, as being too severe since “he (Decker) was a raw recruit, ignorant of the heinousness of his crime.” Consequently he was released and returned to duty. He was reported present in Aug 1863.  (No Further Record).

DECKER, OBEDIAH: Age: 22. Enlisted as Private in Co C 4 Aug 1862 in Wayne County.  Deserted 26 Dec 1862 while on a scout in MO.  (No Further Record).

DEES, CALEB: Age: 28. Enlisted as Private in Co E 16 Aug 1862 in Mississippi County. Present Dec 1863.  (No Further Record). Undated entries in the Dalton Record Book indicate that he was “in arrest,” and also that he was detailed with the advance.

DELMUS, S. A.: Age: ?  Enlistment data is not of record. Paroled with the regiment as a Private with Co E at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865.

DELONE, JOHN M.: Age: 23. Enlisted as Private in Co I 30 Aug 1862 in New Madrid County. Horse appraised at $135 and horse equipment at $15.  Elected Junior 2nd Lieutenant 1 Jun 1863 at Camp near Wittsburg, AR.  (No Further Record).

DENNY, JOHN H.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as 3rd Lieutenant, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 23. Enlisted as Private in Co I 15 Sep 1862 in New Madrid County. Deserted 15 July 1863 at Jacksonport, AR.  Surrendered himself and was placed on parole.  Executed by order of Maj. Samuel Montgomery, Federal commander of the post of Bloomfield, Stoddard Co, MO, for alleged parole violation at a date not of record in 1863.  Residence: Stoddard County.

DEVORE, SAMUEL J.: Age: 32. Enlisted as Private in Co F 20 Aug 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Deserted 24 Dec 1862. (No Further Record).

DICKERSON, JOHN F.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 25. Enlisted as Private in Co B 17 Aug 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Transferred to Co F 5 Oct 1862.  Detailed as herdsman with the Commissary Department 15 Aug 1863.  (No Further Record).  Living in Collin County, TX, in 1910. His pension application is on file at the Texas State Archives, Austin, TX.

DICKERSON, NATHANIEL J.: Age: 24. Enlisted as a Private in Jeffers’ independent cavalry company on 1 Apr 1862 in Dunklin County.  Deserted 8 Jul 1862 in Prairie County, AR, when the company was dismounted. Enlisted as Private in Co B 17 Aug 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $75 and horse equipment at $10. Transferred to Co F 5 Oct 1862.  Transferred to dismounted cavalry 26 Jul 1863 at Searcy, AR.  Deserted 20 Aug 1863. (No Further Record). 

DICKEY, JOHN J.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 37. Enlisted as Private in Co A 17 Aug 1862 in Bollinger County.  Horse appraised at $135 and horse equipment at $8.  Elected Senior 2nd Lieutenant 31 Aug 1862. Deserted 1 Aug 1863. (No Further Record)  Residence: Bollinger County.

DIXON, GEORGE W.: Age: ? Enlisted as Private in Co G 25 Jun 1863 at Wittsburg, AR. Wounded in action (shoulder and jaw) at Pine Bluff, AR, 25 Oct 1863.  Paroled as Private, Co B, at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865. Residence: Cape Girardeau County.

DOBBINS, DAVID A.: Age: 24. Enlisted as Private in Co H 1 Oct 1862 in Scott County.  Taken prisoner of war in Scott Co, MO 17 Feb 1863 while on 30 days furlough.  Exchanged and forwarded to 1st Missouri Confederate Brigade.  Taken prisoner of war at Vicksburg, MS 4 Jul 1863, while serving with 6th Missouri Infantry Regiment.  Refused parole.  Died of disease at Alton, IL military prison 23 Dec 1863 and is buried in the Confederate Cemetery at that locale.

DOBBINS, WILLIAM R.: Age: 30. Enlisted as Private in Co H 1 Oct 1862 in Scott County.  Made a prisoner of war in Scott Co, MO 17 Feb 1863 while on sick furlough.  Released on oath of allegiance 11 Jan 1864.  A statement he made regarding his involvement with the “Rebels” may be found in the Provost Marshal Records, Roll F1302, MO State Archives, Jefferson City, MO.

DOCKENS, JASPER M.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Corporal, 4th Infantry Regiment, 1st Division) Enlisted as a Private in Co A at date not of record.  Taken prisoner of war in Bollinger Co 29 Dec 1862. Forwarded to City Point, VA for exchange 1 Apr 1863. Forwarded to the 1st Missouri Brigade, where he was assigned to the 1st & 3rd MO Cavalry Regiment (Dismounted). Killed in action at Allatoona, GA 5 Oct 1864. A statement concerning his service in the regiment may be found in the Provost Marshal Records, Roll 1302, MO State Archives, Jefferson City, MO, under the entry for J. N. Dockkings.

DOCKENS, WILLIAM R.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Drummer, 4th Infantry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 30. Enlisted as Private in Co A 4 Sep 1862 in Bollinger County.  Taken as a prisoner of war in Bollinger Co, MO 18 Dec 1862.  Exchanged and forwarded to 1st Missouri Confederate Brigade.  Killed in action at Allatoona, GA 5 Oct 1864 while serving with 1st & 3rd Mo Cavalry Regiment (Dismounted).  A statement concerning his service in the regiment may be found in the Provost Marshal Records, Roll 1302, MO State Archives, Jefferson City, MO, under the entry for W. R. Dockkings.

DOVE, THOMAS A.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 1st Infantry Battalion, 1st Division) Age: 23. Enlisted as Private in Co C 5 Nov 1862 in Wayne County.  Horse appraised at $100 and horse equipment at $10.   Paroled at Wittsburg, AR 25 May 1865. 

DOWNING, BRITTON: Age: 18. Enlisted as Private in Co I 15 Sep 1862 in New Madrid County.  Present Dec 1863.  (No Further Record).

DOYLE, JACOB: Age: [18?] No record.  An unidentified newspaper clipping in the compiler’s possession indicates that he joined the regiment “by running away from home,” probably during the Price Raid of 1864. He was a participant in a small reunion of former veterans of the unit in Cape Girardeau, MO, ca. 1922.  Died 13 March 1938 and is buried in Apple Creek Cemetery, Cape Girardeau County, MO.

DRAKE, CHARLES: Age: 23. Enlisted as Private in Co C 4 Aug 1862 in Wayne County.  Deserted 4 Oct 1862. (No Further Record).

DRUM, CALVIN: Age: 23. Enlisted as Private in Co D 26 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $150 and horse equipment at $5.  Transferred to Co B 3 Oct 1862. Detailed as blacksmith helper in Feb 1863.  He surrendered __ Sep 1863 at unknown location and for reasons not of record.

DRUM, FRANCIS MARION: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 26. Enlisted as Private in Co B 26 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $110 and horse equipment at $15.  Present Aug 1863.  (No Further Record).

DRUM, HENRY M.: Age: 22. Enlisted as Private in Co E 20 Oct 1862 in Mississippi County.  Deserted 22 Oct 1862.

DRUM, MARION: Age: 21. Enlisted as Private in Co D 26 Sep 1862 in Cape Girardeau County.  Horse appraised at $70 and horse equipment at $15.  Transferred to Co B 3 Oct 1862.  Sent to dismounted cavalry 26 Jul 1863 at Searcy, AR.  Reported as remounted and ready to return to command 23 Aug 1863.  (No Further Record). His biography is in Goodspeed’s History of Southeast Missouri, p. 755.

DUNAWAY, SAMUEL: Age: 24. Enlisted as Private in Co I 1 Oct 1862 in New Madrid County.  Deserted 15 Nov 1862. (No Further Record).

DUNCAN, EDWARD: Age: ?  Enlistment data is not of record.  Paroled as Private, Co C, at Shreveport, LA 7 Jun 1865.  Residence: Callaway County.  Probably joined, or was conscripted, during the Price Raid of 1864.

DUNHAM, JOHN F.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 24. Enlisted as Private in Co C 15 Aug 1862 in Wayne County.  Horse appraised at $125 and horse equipment at $8.  Left sick near Jacksonport, AR __ Aug 1863.  Returned to command.  Taken prisoner of war at Dover, MO 20 Oct 1864. Initially imprisoned at St. Louis, MO and Alton, IL, military prisons. Sent to Point Lookout, MD for exchange 17 Feb 1865.  (No Further Record).  His pension application is on file at the MO State Archives, Jefferson City, MO.

DUNKLIN, MARTIN TONEY: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 20. Enlisted as Private in Co E 11 Jul 1862 in Mississippi County.  Discharged 10 Oct 1863 on surgeon's certificate of disability. Residence: Mississippi or New Madrid County. Died 27 Feb 1897 and is buried in the Dunklin Cemetery in New Madrid County, MO.

DUNLAP, WILLIAM E.: (Served in Missouri State Guard as 4th Infantry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 28. Enlisted as Private in Co H 1 Oct 1862 in Scott County.  Horse appraised at $50 and horse equipment at $10.  Died of disease at Batesville, AR ca. 1 Feb 1863.

DUTTON, WILLIAM HY: (Served in Missouri State Guard as Private, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Division) Age: 23. Enlisted in Jeffers’ independent cavalry company on 20 Jan 1862 at New Madrid.  Deserted from New Madrid on 27 Mar 1862.  Enlisted as Private in Co C 12 Aug 1862 in Wayne County.  Deserted 4 Oct 1862.  His pension application is on file at the MO State Archives, Jefferson City, MO.  According to his pension file he was commissioned and sent on recruiting service.  He was, in fact, paroled as 3rd Lieutenant, Co B, Clardy’s Missouri Cavalry Battalion at Wittsburg, AR, 25 May 1865. Died 25 Jul 1931 at the Confederate Soldiers Home in Higginsville, MO, and is buried in the cemetery at that site. Some letters he wrote regarding his war service may be found in the William L. Skaggs Collection, Arkansas History Commission, Little Rock, AR.  Residence: St. Francois County.

 

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