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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
The 1st Battalion, Missouri Cavalry (1st Indian Brigade) was organized during the spring of 1864.&nbsp;The unit was at Fort Washita, Indian Territory, in May, 1865 and soon disbanded.&nbsp;<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed December 2010).</ref>  
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Members of the 3rd Regiment of the Missouri Confederate Cavalry enrolled between 22 January and 15 August 1862. &nbsp;They were mustered between 1 August and 4 November 1862. &nbsp;They were led by Colonel Colton Greene.<ref name="weant">Kenneth E. Weant, Civil War Records, Missouri Confederate Cavalry, Volume 1  (Arlington, Texas : K.E. Weant, c2008), pages #71-93. {{FHL|1650705|item|disp=FHL book #977.8 M2wkm v. 1}}</ref>  
  
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== 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.
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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. <br> <br> Company A - Captains Alexander Don Brown, William C. Alldridge, John Inglish, T. H. Lea, and J. W. Thomas - Many men from [[Carroll County, Arkansas|Carroll County]] Arkansas
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Company B - Captains James Surridge, Alexander F. Burns, George W. Edmonston, and Charles K. Polk - Many men from Batesville, [[Independence County, Arkansas|Independence County]], Arkansas
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Company C - Captains John Casey, Frank Clark, and James W. McSpadden
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Company D - Captains John C. Puryear, Lewis H. Furnish, and Jonas W. Graves - Many men from Springfield, [[Greene County, Missouri|Greene County]]
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Company E - Captains Andrew J. Thompson and James H. C. Braham - Many men from Springfield, [[Greene County, Missouri|Greene County]]
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Company F - Captains Howard S. Randall, A. D. Brown, William H. Glenn, Thomas A. W. Graves, and Charles K. Polk - Many men from Springfield, [[Greene County, Missouri|Greene County]]
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Company G - Captains Benjamin F. Crabtree, Henry Clay Price, and H. D. Stangle - Many men from Stockton, [[Cedar County, Missouri|Cedar County]]
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Company H - Captains James F. White, Bayne Griff, Benjamin S. Johnson, S. H. Payton, and James F. Wyatt - Many men from [[Jackson County, Missouri|Jackson County]]
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Company I - Captain William C. Clanton
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Company K - Captains Thomas A. Sapp, Bryan McQueen, and Joseph E. Trahin<br>
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The above information about the companies with partial rosters is found in Kenneth E. Weant's book, ''Civil War Records Missouri Confederate Cavalry'', Volume 1<ref name="weant" />
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,875 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=CMO0003RC01 roster]
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

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Brief History

Members of the 3rd Regiment of the Missouri Confederate Cavalry enrolled between 22 January and 15 August 1862.  They were mustered between 1 August and 4 November 1862.  They were led by Colonel Colton Greene.[1]

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 - Captains Alexander Don Brown, William C. Alldridge, John Inglish, T. H. Lea, and J. W. Thomas - Many men from Carroll County Arkansas

Company B - Captains James Surridge, Alexander F. Burns, George W. Edmonston, and Charles K. Polk - Many men from Batesville, Independence County, Arkansas

Company C - Captains John Casey, Frank Clark, and James W. McSpadden

Company D - Captains John C. Puryear, Lewis H. Furnish, and Jonas W. Graves - Many men from Springfield, Greene County

Company E - Captains Andrew J. Thompson and James H. C. Braham - Many men from Springfield, Greene County

Company F - Captains Howard S. Randall, A. D. Brown, William H. Glenn, Thomas A. W. Graves, and Charles K. Polk - Many men from Springfield, Greene County

Company G - Captains Benjamin F. Crabtree, Henry Clay Price, and H. D. Stangle - Many men from Stockton, Cedar County

Company H - Captains James F. White, Bayne Griff, Benjamin S. Johnson, S. H. Payton, and James F. Wyatt - Many men from Jackson County

Company I - Captain William C. Clanton

Company K - Captains Thomas A. Sapp, Bryan McQueen, and Joseph E. Trahin


The above information about the companies with partial rosters is found in Kenneth E. Weant's book, Civil War Records Missouri Confederate Cavalry, Volume 1[1]

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,875 men on its roster for this unit. roster

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. 1.0 1.1 Kenneth E. Weant, Civil War Records, Missouri Confederate Cavalry, Volume 1 (Arlington, Texas : K.E. Weant, c2008), pages #71-93. FHL book #977.8 M2wkm v. 1