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Organization of the Troops in the Department of the Missouri, as of December 31, 1862.

CHAP. XXXIV.) CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.- UNION. 889

Organization of the troops in the Department of the Missouri, Major General Samuel R. Curtis, U. S. Army, commanding, December 31, 1862.

ARMY OF THE FRONTIER.

Brigadier General JOHN M. SCHOFIELD.

FIRST DIVISION.

Colonel WILLIAM WEER.

First Brigade.Second Brigade.
Colonel WILLIAM R. JUDSON.Colonel WILLIAM F. CLOUD.
11th Kansas, Colonel Thomas Ewing, Jr.10th Kansas, Major Henry H. William.
9th Wisconsin, Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Jacobi.13th Kansas, Colonel Thomas M. Bowen.
6th Kansas Cavalry, Lieutenant Colonel William T. Campbell.2nd Kansas Cavalry, Lieutenant Colonel Owen A. Bassett.
9th Kansas Cavalry, Colonel Edward Lynde.
3rd Wisconsin Cavalry, Lieutenant Colonel Richard H. White.
1st Kansas Battery, Captain Norman Allen.
Stockton's battery, Captain Job B. Stockton.

Third Brigade.

Colonel WILLIAM A. PHILLIPS.

1st Indian Home Guards, Colonel Robert W. Furnas.
2nd Indian Home Guards, Colonel David B. Corwin.
3rd Indian Home Guards, Colonel William A. Phillips.
9th 2nd Indiana Battery.*

SECOND DIVISION.

Colonel DANIEL HUSTON, JR

First Brigade.Second Brigade.
Colonel JOHN G. CLARK.Colonel WILLIAM McE. DYE.
26th Indiana, Lieutenant Colonel Augustine D. Rose.37th Illinois, Major Henry N. Frisbie.
7th Missouri Cavalry, Major David McKee.20th Iowa, Lieutenant Colonel Joseph B. Leake.
Peoria (Illinois) Battery (1st section), Lieutenant Herman Borris.6th Missouri Cavalry (2nd battalion).*
1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery F, Captain David Murphy.

Escort.

1st Missouri Cavalry (2nd Battalion) Major Charles Banzhaf.

THIRD DIVISION.

Brigadier General FRANCIS J. HERRON.

First Brigade.Second Brigade.
Col. JAMES O. GOWER.Col. WASHINGTON F. GEIGER.
20th Wisconsin, Colonel Henry Bertram.94th Illinois, Lieutenant Colonel John McNulta.
1st Iowa Cavalry, Lieutenant Colonel P. Gad Bryan.8th Missouri Cavalry, Major John W. Lisenby.
2nd Wisconsin Cavalry, 1st Battalion, Major William H. Miller.1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery E, Captain Nelson Cole.
1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery L, Captain Frank Backoff.

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* Commander not of record.

890 MO., ARK., KANS., IND. T., AND DEPT. N. W. (CHAP. XXIV.

Escort.

1st Missouri Cavalry (1st Battalion), Major James M. Hubbard.

GARRISONS.

Fayetteville, Ark.Elkhorn Tavern, Ark.
Colonel DUDLEY WICKERSHAM.7th Missouri State Militia Cavalry, Colonel John F. Phillips.
1st Arkansas Cavalry, Colonel M. La Rue Harrison.
10th Illinois Cavalry, Lieutenant Colonel James Stuart.
Schofield Hussars (one company), Captain C. G. E. N. Westerberg.

ARMY OF THE SOUTHEASTERN MISSOURI.

Brigadier General JOHN W. DAVIDSON.

FIRST DIVISION.

First Brigade.Second Brigade.
Colonel CHARLES L. HARRIS.Colonel DAVID SHUNK.
33rd Illinois, Colonel Charles E. Lippincott.8th Indiana, Colonel David Shunk.
11th Wisconsin, Colonel Charles L. Harris.18th Indiana, Colonel Henry D. Washburn.

Unattached.

1st Missouri Battery, Captain Martin Klauss.

24th Missouri (one company),* Captain James R. Vanzant.

SECOND DIVISION.

Colonel S. H. BOYD.

First Brigade.Second Brigade.
Colonel CHESTER HARDING, Jr.Colonel ROBERT R. LIVINGSTON.
23rd Iowa, Colonel William H. Kinsman.24th Missouri (six companies), Major Eli W. Weston.
25th Missouri, Major Frederic C. Nichols.Washburn.

Artillery.

1st Missouri Light Artillery, Battery B, Captain Martin Welfley.
2nd Missouri Light Artillery, Battery M, Captain Gustave Stange.

CAVALRY BRIGADE.

Colonel GEORGE E. WARING.

First Brigade.
Colonel WILLIAM R. JUDSON.
13th Illinois (four companies), Lieutenant Colonel Theobald Hartman.
4th Missouri, Lieutenant Colonel Gustav von Helmrich.
1st Wisconsin, Lieutenant Colonel Oscar H. La Grange.

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*Serving as pontoniers.

CHAP. XXXIV.) CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.- UNION. 891

CENTRAL DISTRICT OF MISSOURI.

Brigadier General BEN. LOAN (Missouri Militia).

Butler, Mo.Kansas City, Mo.
2nd Missouri State Militia Cavalry Battalion, Major Frank J. White.5th Missouri State Militia Cavalry (one company), Major William Drumhiller.
Calhoun, Mo.Lexington, Mo.
6th Missouri State Militia Cavalry, Companies B and D, Captain William Plumb.1st Missouri State Militia Cavalry (six companies), Colonel James McFerran.
Gasconade, Mo.Osage City, Mo.
23rd Missouri, Company A, Lieutenant Ephraim L. Webb.23rd Missouri, Company D, Captain John W. Moore.
Harrisonville, Mo.Pleasant Hill, Mo.
5th Missouri State Militia Cavalry (four companies), Lieu. Colonel Philip A. Thompson.5th Missouri State Militia Cavalry (one company), Captain John Pinger.
Independence, Mo.Saint Aubert's, Mo.
Colonel WILLIAM E. PENICK.23rd Missouri, Company I, Captain Marion Cave.
5th Missouri State Militia Cavalry (three companies), Major Thomas B. Biggers.Sedalia, Mo.
Missouri State Militia Artillery (one battery).
Lieutenant Colonel ALEXANDER M. WOOLFOLK.
Jefferson City, Mo.
1st Missouri State Militia Cavalry (four companies), Lieutenant Colonel Alexander M. Woolfolk.
Lieutenant Colonel H. L. BRUNS.3rd Indiana Battery.*
4th Missouri State Militia Cavalry, Company I, Captain Hannibal B. Davis.Warrensburg, Mo.
5th Missouri State Militia Cavalry, Company E.*
1st Missouri State Militia Battery, Captain Albert Wachsman.6th Missouri State Militia Cavalry (six companies), Colonel Edwin C. Catherwood.

DISTRICT OF COLORADO.+

Colonel JOHN M. CHIVINGTON.

Fort Lyon, Colo.

Lieutenant Colonel THEODORE H. DODD.

2nd Colorado Cavalry (six companies), Lieutenant Colonel Theodore H. Dodd.
1st Colorado Battery, Captain William D. McLain.
9th Wisconsin Battery, Captain Cyrus H. Johnson.

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   * Actual commanders at this date not of record.
 + The garrisons of camp on Arkansas River, Camp Collins, and Colorado City are not indicated on original return. A return for December 20 reports Lieutenant Colonel S. S. Curtis commanding at Denver City; Major E. W. Wynkoop commanding at Colorado City, and Captain J. S. Maynard at Camp Collins.


Source:

United States. War Dept., United States. Record and Pension Office., United States. War Records Office., et al., "Little Rock," The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Prepared, Under the Direction of the Secretary of War, by The late Lieutenant Colonel Robert N. Scott, Third U. S. Artillery. Published Under the Supervision of Lieutenant Colonel Henry M. Lazalle, Twenty-third U. S. Infantry. Pursuant to acts of Congress. Series I - Volume XXII - In Two Parts. Part I - Reports. Washington: Government Printing Office. 1888. pp. 889-891.

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