35th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)

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35th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union)

Brief History

The 35th Regiment, Missouri Infantry (Union) was organized at Benton Barracks, Mo., December 3, 1862.Their last assignment was with the 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Army Corps, to June, 1865. [1]

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 Horace Fitch - Eagleville, Harrison County, Missouri

Company B - Captain Alexander Scott, Captain Louis P. Vance - St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri

Company C - Captain Elisha Vanderpool - Madena, Mercer County, Missouri

Company D - Captain Charles C. Allen, Captain Milton H. David, Captain Joseph Morgan - Richmond, Ray County, Missouri

Company E - Captain William J. Cross, Captain Richard B. Linville - St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri

Company F - Captain Jacob T. Childs, Captain Benjamin P. Holland, Captain Lewis D. Morton - St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri

Company G - Captain David Fouts - Albany, Gentry County, Missouri

Company H - Captain Seril P. Hyde, Captain William H. Roberts, Captain Lilburn J. Williams - Savannah, Andrew County, Missouri

Company I - Captain John E. Hensler, Captain J.D. Voerster - St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri

Company K - Captain James B. Cooper, Captain Paul Fittbogen, Captain William H. Miller, Captain Joseph B. Reavis - Sulphur Springs, Jefferson County, Missouri

The information about the companies and counties is from Kenneth E. Weant's book, Civil War Records, Missouri Volunteer Infantry, Volume 5, Three and One Year Volunteer Regiments 31-33, 35, 38-40 (Arlington, Texas: K.E. Weant, c2011), pages 73-87. FHL 977.8 M2wkv v. 5

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.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 January 2011).