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36th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union)

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=== Brief History ===
36th Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia (Union.) &nbsp;They were enrolled between 29 July 1862 and 22 August 1862. They were ordered into service between 1 August 1862 and 22 August 1862. &nbsp;They were discharged between 15 November 1862 and 2 April 1863. &nbsp;They were ordered into service between 20 July 1864 and 21 July 1864. &nbsp;They were discharged betweeen between 31 July 1864 and 1 August 1864. &nbsp;They were led by&nbsp;Colonel W. J. W. Beckett.&nbsp;&nbsp;<ref name="weant"> Kenneth E. Weant, Civil War Records Missouri Enrolled Militia Infantry Regiments, Volume 5 (Arlington, Texas : K.E. Weant, c2010), pages 68-81. {{FHL|1937240|item|disp=FHL book #977.8 M2wka v.5}}</ref>
=== 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 Thomas A. Self, many men from [[Nodaway_CountyNodaway County,_MissouriMissouri|Nodaway ]]County, Missouri.
Company B - Captain George A. Downing, many men from [[Nodaway_CountyNodaway County,_MissouriMissouri|Nodaway]] County, Missouri.
Company C - Captain Amos B. Bently, many men from [[Nodaway_CountyNodaway County,_MissouriMissouri|Nodaway]] County, Missouri.
Company D - Captain John Grigsby, many men from [[Nodaway_CountyNodaway County,_MissouriMissouri|Nodaway ]]County, Missouri.
Company E - Captain Perry A. Wright, many men from [[Nodaway_CountyNodaway County,_MissouriMissouri|Nodaway]] County, Missouri.
Company F - Captain J. C. Waterman, many men from [[Nodaway_CountyNodaway County,_MissouriMissouri|Nodaway]] County, Missouri.
Company G - Captain Thomas W. Gaunt, many men from [[Nodaway_CountyNodaway County,_MissouriMissouri|Nodaway ]]County, Missouri.
Company H - Captain Samuel Robison, many men from Buchanan County &amp; [[Nodaway_CountyNodaway County,_MissouriMissouri|Nodaway]] County, Missouri.
Company I - Captains Josiah Coleman, and A. J. Wray, many men from [[Buchanan_CountyBuchanan County,_MissouriMissouri|Buchanan]] County, Missouri.
Company K - Captains Josiah Coleman, and James A. Forrest, many men from [[Buchanan_CountyBuchanan County,_MissouriMissouri|Buchanan]] County, Missouri.<br>
The above information about the companies with partial rosters is found in Kenneth E. Weant's book, ''Civil War Records Missouri Enrolled Militia Infantry Regiments, ''Volume 5<ref name="weant" /><br>
=== Other Sources ===
*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|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.<br>
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=== References ===
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[[Category:Missouri_-_Military_-_Civil_War,_1861-1865]]
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