Missouri 8th Cavalry Regiment



 


Historical Notes:

    The Missouri 8th Cavalry Regiment was organized late in 1862 with men who had served in the Missouri State Guard. The unit was active in Marmaduke's Expedition into Missouri, fought at Helena and Bayou Fourche, skirmished in Missouri and Arkansas, then saw action in Price's Missouri operations. It sustained 6 casualties with Marmaduke, 1 at Helena, and 29 with Price. The regiment disbanded prior to the surrender in June, 1865.
Officers:
    Colonel:
    William L. Jeffers

    Lieutenant Colonel:
    Samuel J. Ward

    Major:
    James Parrott
Assignments:
    Assigned to J.C. Porter's, C. Greene's, and J.B. Clark's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department.
Battles:
    Marmaduke's Expedition into Missouri
    Helena
    Bayou Fourche
    skirmished in Missouri and Arkansas
    Price's Missouri operations
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