The Missouri 3rd Cavalry Regiment was organized during the summer of 1862 with men from Springfield and Newtonia, and Polk County. Many of its members had seen prior service in the Missouri State Guard. The unit fought in Marmaduke's Expedition into Missouri, participated in numerous conflicts in Arkansas, and with Marmaduke, 9 at Helena, and 4 at Bayou Fourche. The regiment lost 2 killed and 5 wounded at Poison Spring, 6 killed and 31 wounded at Jenkin Ferry, and 19 killed and 110 wounded during Price's Expedition. In the spring of 1865 it disbanded.
Shelby's, C. Green's, and J.B. Clark's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department.
Marmaduke's Expedition into Missouri
participated in numerous conflicts in Arkansas
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.