Home Guard

 

14th Regiment Home Guard Infantry


Organized at Lexington, Mo., August, 1861. Siege of Lexington September 11-21. Captured and paroled. Mustered out October 19, 1861.

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15th Regiment Home Guard Infantry


Organized in Polk County, Mo., by authority of General Lyon June, 1861. Duty at Jefferson City and on railroad until December. Mustered out December, 1861.

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Adair County Home Guard
Company Infantry (Mounted)

Formed May, 1861. Duty in Adair, Shelby, Monroe, Mercer, Marion, Linn, Livingstone, Caldwell, Clinton and Clay Counties, until October. With 3rd Iowa Infantry in pursuit of Green's forces August 15-21. Action at Blue Mills September 17. Mustered out October, 1861.

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Adair County Home Guard  3
Company Infantry


Organized August, 1861. Guard fords of the Chariton River and duty at Hartford, Putnam County, Mo. Mustered out October, 1861.

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Allen's Citizens Corps Home Guard


Organized by authority of Gen. Lyon June, 1861. Duty at Calhoun, Mo., and guarding lines of communications until September. Mustered out September, 1861.

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Benton County Home Guard
Regiment Infantry 


Organized June 13, 1861, by authority of Gen. Fremont. Action at Cole Camp June 19. Mustered out September 13, 1861.

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Booneville Battalion Home
Guard Infantry


Organized by authority of Gen. Lyon, June, 1861. Guard duty at Booneville, Mo., until August, 1861. Mustered out August, 1861.

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Brookfield Company Home
Guard Infantry


Organized at Brookfield, Mo., by authority of Gen. Lyon. Duty at Brookfield, Mo., until August. Mustered out August, 1861.

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Caldwell  County Company Home
Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861, by authority of Col. Peabody, 25th Missouri, afterwards recognized by Gen. Hurlbut and Gen. Pope. Guard Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad. Action at Blue Mills September 17. Mustered into six months Militia September 24, 1861.

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Cape Girardeau Battalion Home
Guard Infantry


Organized by authority of Gen. Lyon and Gen. Fremont June, 1861. Duty at Cape Girardeau, Mo., until September. Mustered out September, 1861.

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Carondelet County Home Guard
Company Infantry


Organized under authority of Gen. Lyon June, 1861, for the protection and preservation of peace in Carondelet County. Mustered out August, 1861.

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Cass County Regiment Home
Guard Infantry


Organized by authority of Gen. Fremont, June, 1861. Duty escorting trains from Kansas City to Springfield, Mo., and duty at Springfield and Kansas City, until September. Mustered out September, 1861.

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Clinton County Company Home
Guard Infantry #1


Organized by authority of Col. Tuttle, Colonel 2nd Iowa Infantry, June 14, 1861. Services recognized by Gen. Pope September 14, 1861. Mustered out November, 1861.

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Clinton County Company Home
Guard Infantry #2


Organized by authority of Gen. Lyon June, 1861. Scouting and guarding bridges on the Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad until September. Mustered out September, 1861.

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Cole County Regiment Home
Guard Infantry


Organized in Missouri at large June 11 to July 1, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Company "L" organized August 25, 1861. Post duty at Jefferson City and guard and scout duty in Cole, Callaway, Miller, Moniteau and Osage Counties. At Osage Bridge September 3 to October 1. Disband October 1, 1861.

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Dallas County Regiment Home
Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861. Duty at Springfield and in Dallas, Polk, Green, La Clede, Phelps and Hickory Counties. Mustered out August, 1861.

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DeKalb County Regiment Home
Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861, under authority Gen. Lyon. Mustered out September, 1861.

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De Soto County Company Home
Guard Infantry


Organized in Jefferson County by authority of Gen. Lyon June, 1861. Guard bridges of the Iron Mountain Railroad, and duty in Washington County. Disbanded September, 1861.

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Douglas County Company Home
Guard Infantry


Organized at Springfield July, 1861. Duty at Springfield, and in Douglas County until October. Joined Phelps' Regiment October 13, 1861.

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Franklin County Regiment Home
Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Guard bridges in Franklin County until September. Mustered out September, 1861.

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Fremont Rangers Home Guard
Infantry (5 Companies)


Organized August, 1861, by authority of Gen. Fremont. Duty at Cape Girardeau, Rolla and Springfield, to December. Battle of Wilson's Creek August 10 (Switzler's Company). Mustered out December 18, 1861.

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Gasconade County Battalion Home
Guard Infantry (2nd)


Organized by authority of Gen. Lyon June, 1861. Guard bridges Pacific Railroad. Disbanded September, 1861.

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Green County Company Home
Guard Infantry


Organized by authority of Gen. Lyon June, 1861. Scout duty until September. Mustered out September, 1861.

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Gentry County Regiment Home
Guard Infantry


Organized by authority of Gen. Lyon June, 1861. Guard duty on line of Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad. Duty in DeKalb, Clinton, Caldwell, Buchanan, Gentry, Worth, Clay, Andrew and Platte Counties. Action at Blue Mills September 17. Mustered out October, 1861.

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Green and Christian Counties Company
Home Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861. Duty in Green and Christian Counties. Ordered to Springfield, Mo. A detachment in battle of Wilson's Creek August 10. Disbanded August 17, 1861.

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Harrison County Regiment Home
Guard Infantry


Organized September 3, 1861. Duty in Harrison, Gentry, Andrew and Buchanan Counties. Mustered out September 23, 1861.

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Jefferson City Battalion Home
Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Duty at Jefferson City and in adjacent country until August. Mustered out August, 1861.

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Johnson County Regiment Home
Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. At Lexington, and duty in Johnson, Pettis, Lafayette and adjoining counties until September. Mustered out September, 1861.

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King's Company Railroad Guard

Organized at Franklin September and October, 1861. Duty guarding railroad until January, 1862. Mustered out January 23, 1862.

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Knox County Regiment Home
Guard Infantry


Organized July, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Duty in Marion, Lewis, Clark, Scotland, Knox, Shelby, Monroe, Macon, Adair and Schuyler Counties. Action at Clapp's Ford August 14. Mustered out October, 1861.

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Lawrence County Regiment Home
Guard Infantry


Organized May 25, 1861. Accepted by Gen. Sigel June 16, 1861. Scouting and guarding trains and posts until August. Mustered out August 10, 1861.

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Lewis County Company Home
Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861, by authority of Gen. Hardin. At St. Catherine and guarding bridges on Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad. Mustered out July 16, 1861.

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Lexington County Company Home
Guard Infantry


Organized at Lexington, Mo., August 12, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Siege and surrender of Lexington September 11-21. Mustered out at St. Louis, Mo., October 22, 1861.

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Livingston County Company Home
Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Scouting in Livingston, Carroll, Ray and Davies Counties. Mustered out September, 1861.

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Marion County Battalion Home
Guard Infantry


Organized June and July, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Guarding railroad and stores at Hannibal until September. Disbanded September, 1861.

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Moniteau County Company Home
Guard Infantry

P. S. Alexander
S. W. Stone

Organized at Jefferson City, Mo., June, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Duty at Jefferson City, California and Tipton, to August. Disbanded August, 1861.

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Nodaway County Regiment Home
Guard Infantry

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Osage County Battalion Home
Guard Infantry


Organized May 27, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lye Guard Pacific Railroad and guard and picket Jefferson City during session of State Convention. Mustered out July 21, 1861.

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Osage County Regiment and
Hickory County
Battalion Home Guard Infantry


Organized by authority of Gen. Fremont June and July, 1861. Duty in Camden, Miller, Hickory, Benton and Cole Counties, and at Jefferson City until December. Disbanded December, 1861.

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Ozark County Regiment Home
Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Duty in Ozark and adjacent counties, and scouting on State Road from Springfield, Mo., to Jacksonport, Ark., until October. Mustered out October, 1861.

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Pacific Battalion (Ink's) Home
Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Guard bridges Pacific Railroad in St. Louis and Franklin Counties. Mustered out September 17, 1861.

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Pettis County Regiment Home
Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Duty in Pettis and adjacent counties. Mustered out August, 1861.

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Phelps County Company Home
Guard Infantry
(Maries Co. Independent Company)


Organized at Rolla June, 1861, by authority of Col. Wyman, and duty there until September. Mustered out September, 1861.

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Phelps County Company Home
Guard Infantry (Bennight's)


Organized at Rolla July, 1861, by authority of Co Wyman. Scouting in Phelps and Adjacent counties. Skirmish at Bennight's Mills September 1. Mustered out September 20, 1861.

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Pike County Regiment Home
Guard Infantry


Organized July, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Duty in Pike, Lincoln and Montgomery Counties. A Bowling Green, Ashley and Louisiana. Mustered out September, 1861.

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Pilot Knob Company Home
Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Guard bridges of the Iron Mountain Railroad until October. Mustered out October, 1861.

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Polk County Regiment Home
Guard Infantry


Organized in Polk County June, 1861, and duty in Polk County until December. Mustered out December, 1861.

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Potosi County Regiment Home
Guard Infantry


Organized July, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Guard bridges of the Iron Mountain Railroad. Action at Potosi August 10. Mustered out September, 1861.

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Putnam County Home Guard Infantry
(2 Companies)


Organized August, 1861. Duty in Putnam, Sullivan, Adair and Schuyler Counties. Mustered out October, 1861.

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St. Charles County Battalion Home
Guard Infantry (Krekel's)


Organized July, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Duty in St. Charles County. Mustered out August, 1861.

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Scott County Battalion Home
Guard Infantry


Organized May, 1861. Duty in Scott and adjacent counties. Mustered out August, 1861.

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Sibley Point Home Guard Company
(Adair County)


Organized by authority of Gen. Lyon, June, 1861. Duty in Adair Schuyler and adjacent counties. Disbanded September, 1861.

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Stonas Independent Company Ozark
County Home Guard Infantry


Organized by authority of Gen. Sweeny July, 1861. Scouting on road from Springfield, Mo., to Jacksonport, Ark. Mustered out at Rolla, Mo., October, 1861.

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Stone Prairie (Barry County) Company
Home Guard Infantry


Organized June, 1861, in Barry County by authority of Col. Phelps. Approved by Gen. Sigel August, 1861. Duty in Barry County until August. Mustered out August, 1861.

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Stone County Regiment Home
Guard Infantry


Organized May, 1861. Accepted by Gen. Lyon June 5, 1861. Duty in Stone and Barry Counties. Mustered out July 19, 1861.

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Shawneetown (Putnam County) Home
Guard Company Infantry


Organized July, 1861. Scouting in Schuyler County, and duty at Kirksville. Mustered out September, 1861.


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Sullivan County Home Guard Infantry
(2 Companies)


Organized June, 1861, by authority of Gen. Lyon. Duty in Sullivan, Adair and Macon Counties. Mustered out September, 1861.

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Shelby County Company Home
Guard Infantry


Organized July 23, 1861, by authority of Gen. Hurlbut. Duty at Hannibal, Mo., and on Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad. Mustered out September, 1861.

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Webster County Regiment Home
Guard Infantry


Organized July, 1861. Duty at Springfield, Mo. Mustered out August 18, 1861.

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