7th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry - Confederate
Brief History[edit | edit source]
The 7th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry was organized July 9, 1863, using Kitchen's Cavalry Battalion as its nucleus. It was also called the 10th Regiment. The regiment was included in the surrender in June, 1865.
Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin[edit | edit source]
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 - enrolled in Dunklin County, Missouri
Company C - enrolled in Dunklin County, Missouri
Company D - enrolled in Stoddard County, Missouri
Company E - enrolled in Little Rock, Arkansas
Company F - enrolled in Stoddard County, Missouri
Company G - enrolled in Dunklin County, Missouri
Company H - enrolled in Stoddard County, Missouri
Company I - enrolled in Camp Grayham, Arkansas
Company K - enrolled in Camp Grayham, Arkansas
Company Haislip's - enrolled in Dunklin County, Missouri
The information about the companies is from Kenneth E. Weant's Civil War Records, Missouri Confederate Calvary, Volume 2, (Arlington, Texas : K.E. Weant, c2009), pages 16-34. Partial rosters are also included in this book. FHL book 977.8 M2wkm v. 2
Other Sources[edit | edit source]
- 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, Part 1 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[edit | edit source]
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed December 2010).