25th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)

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Brief History

The25th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union) was organized as 13th Missouri Infantry June, 1861.Their last assignment was in New Madrid, Mo., District of Columbus, Ky., 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to February, 1864.[1]

The 25th Regiment, Volunteer Missouri Infantry was enrolled between July 12 1861 and December 21 1861. They were ordered into service between July 13 1861 and December 21 1861. The Colonels ín charge were Colonel Chester Jr. Harding and Colonel Everett Peabod. [2]

For more information on the history of this unit, see:

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

Company A - Captain Robert C. Bradshaw and Captain Frederick Nichols - St Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri.

Company B - Captain Joseph Schmitz - St Joseph,Buchanan, Missouri.

Company C -Captain Charles Dunne, Captain J.W. Robinson and Captain C.A. Wade - St Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri.

Company D - Captain Ennis C. Thomas - St Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri.

Company E - Captain Benjamin F. Coleman and Captain Simon S. Evans - Oregon, Holt, Missouri.

Company F - Captain George B. Hoge - St Joseph, Buchanan Missouri.

Company G - Captain Robert C. Bradshaw and Captain William Millar - originally attached to 13th Missouri Infantry

Company H - Captain Hamilton Dill - St Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri.

Company I - Captain George R. Donnelly and Captain Joseph Thompson - St Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri.

Company K - Captain Benjamin F, Buzard, Captain George H. Rumbaugh and Captain Nathaniel Shurtleff - St. Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri.


The information about the companies and counties is from Kenneth E. Weant's book, Civil War Records, Missouri Volunteer Infantry, Volume 3, Three Year Volunteer Regiments 11-18, 25, (Arlington, Texas: K.E. Weant, c2011), pages 70-87. FHL 977.8 M2wkv v. 2

Other Sources

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier or sailor. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in 'Missouri in the Civil War' and 'United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865' (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • Missouri in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Missouri, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • Neal, W. A. (William A.). An illustrated history of the Missouri Engineer and the 25th Infantry regiments : together with a roster of both regiments and the last known address of all that could be obtained. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1990), FHL fiche 6082530
  • Parker, D. G. Historical record of the Engineer Regiment of the West, Missouri Volunteers : from its organization in July, 1861, to its consolidation with the Twenty-fifth Regiment Missouri Volunteer Infantry in February, 1864. (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1974), FHL Film 960050 Item 2.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 January 2011).
  2. Kenneth E. Weant, Civil War Records Missouri Volunteer Infantry, Volume 3 (Arlington, Texas : K.E. Weant, c2011), pages #. FHL book 977.8 M2wkv v. 3