15th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry



 


HISTORICAL NOTES:

    The Missouri 15th Cavalry Regiment was organized November 1, 1863, from 7th Regiment Enrolled Militia. It was mustered out July 1, 1865

    The Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 6 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 35 Enlisted men by disease. Total 43.

FIELD OFFICERS:

ASSIGNMENTS:

    Attached to District of Southwest Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to April, 1865. District of North Missouri, Dept. Missouri, to July, 1865.
    Scout and patrol duty in District of Southwest Missouri till April, 1865, and in North Missouri till July, 1865. .

BATTLES:

    Actions at Mt. Vernon September 30, 1864; Moreau Bottom, Jefferson City, October 7; Booneville October 9-12; Big Blue or State Line October 22. Engagement at the Marmiton, or Battle of Charlot, October 25. Mine Creek, Little Osage River, Marias des Cygnes, October 25. Newtonia October 28. Affair near James Creek April 27, 1865 (Co. "C").

ROSTERS:

    The composite rosters of this unit contain the names of 1960 men.

BIBLIOGRAPHY:
Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Powder Springs, GA: Eastern Digital Resources, 1998. Ref. See p. 1222 (1 photocopied page) for a concise summary of the regiment's service.

Brock, R. A. The Appomattox Roster. Powder Springs, GA 30127, SC. Eastern Digital Resources 2001. Originally published as Vol. 15 of The Southern Historical Society Papers.

Confederate Military History, Extended Edition. Vol. 12: Missouri. Powder Springs, GA 30127, SC Eastern Digital Resources. 2001. E484C65.1987v12. Contains numerous, scattered references to Missouri units.

Crute, Joseph H., Jr. Units of the Confederate States Army. Midlothian, VA: Derwent Books, 1987. Ref. Concise summary of the unit's service.

Sifakis, Stewart. Compendium of the Confederate Armies...Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, The Confederate Units and the Indian Units. Westminster, MD: Willow Bend Books, 1995. (2 photocopied pages). E547S53.

Southern Historical Society. The Southern Historical Society Papers Powder Springs, GA 30127, SC. Eastern Digital Resources. 1998 CD-ROM.

Time Life. Brother Against Brother NY. Time Life Books. 1983.

Time Life. The Road to Shiloh NY. Time Life Books. 1983.

Time Life. War on the Mississippi NY. Time Life Books. 1983.

Time Life. War on the Frontier NY. Time Life Books. 1983.

U. S. Govt. The Official Records of the American Civil War. Powder Springs, GA 30127, SC. Eastern Digital Resources. 1998 CD-ROM.

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