The Civil War in Missouri



Missouri 49th Infantry Regiment
(Union)

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HISTORICAL NOTES:

Organized At Warrenton, Mexico, Macon, And St. Louis, Mo., August 31, 1864 To February 5, 1865.

"The men composing the several companies of the regiment were not acclimated, and hence, during the summer season, a great deal of sickness prevailed, with fearful fatality. During the encampment at Montgomery, Alabama, a little over two months, we buried of our number fifty-two, thirty-eight of whom sleep side by side in one graveyard.......D. P. Dyer" The Regiment lost during service 4 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded, and 96 Enlisted men by disease. Total 100.
ASSIGNMENTS: Attached to District of north Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to February 1865. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military District of West Mississippi, to August 1865. Dept. of Alabama to December, 1865. SERVICE: Duty in Northern Missouri on line of Northern Missouri Railroad, till January 30, 1865. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., January 30 - February 1, thence to New Orleans, La., February 10-21. Siege of Spanish Fort March 26 - April 8. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13 - 25, and duty there till July 14. Companies "A," "B," "C," "D," "E," "F," "G," and "I" ordered to St. Louis, Mo., and mustered out August 2, 1865. Companies "H" and "K" on duty at Eufaula, Ala., till December, 1865. Mustered out December 20, 1865. ROSTERS: Field Staff and Band
Company A
Bibliography for Research:

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.

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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