Missouri 2nd Infantry Regiment



 


Historical Notes:

    The Missouri 2nd (Burbridge's) Infantry Regiment [also called 1st Regiment] was assembled at Springfield, Missouri, in January, 1862. Some of its members were from Andrew and Greene counties. After fighting at Elkhorn Tavern it was sent east of the Mississippi River and saw action at Iuka, Corinth, and Hatchie Bridge. Later the unit was attached to Bowen's Brigade in the Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. It participated in various conflicts during the Vicksburg siege. In the Atlanta Campaign, May 18 to September 5, the 2nd/6th reported 12 killed, 136 wounded, and 61 missing, and it sustained 84 casualties at Allatoona. Few surrendered in May, 1865.
Officers:
    Colonels John Q. Burbridge, Francis M. Cockrell, and Peter Dwyer, Edward B. Hull, and Pembroke S. Senteny; and Major William F. Carter.
Assignments:
    Bowen's Brigade in the Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana
Battles:
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