Ervin L. Prenteers--Co.
Organized at St. Louis, Mo., August, 1861. Moved to Cape Girardeau, Mo., August 16, 1861. Attached to Military District of Cairo, Ill., Dept. of Missouri, to February, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Army of Mississippi, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 5th Division, Army of Mississippi, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Army of Mississippi, to April, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Army of Mississippi, to November, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 8th Division, Left Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 8th Division, 16th Army Corps, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division (Detachment), Army of the Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps (New), Military Division West Mississippi, to August, 1865. District of Alabama to December, 1865.
SERVICE.--Duty at Cape Girardeau, Mo., until February, 1862. Expedition to Perryville August 27-September 2, 1861. Dallas September 2. Expedition against Thompson's Forces and operations about Ironton and Fredericktown October 12-25. Action at Fredericktown October 21. Expedition beyond Whitewater River November 30-December 5. Moved from Cape Girardeau to Commerce, Mo., February 26, 1862. Operations against New Madrid, Mo., February 28-March 14, and against Island No. 10, Mississippi River, March 15-April 8. Pleasant Point March 7. At New Madrid, Mo., until April 13. Expedition to Fort Pillow, Tenn., April 13-17. Moved to Hamburg Landing April 18-22. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss., April 29-May 30. Action at Farmington, Miss., May 9. Near Corinth May 24. Pursuit to Booneville May 31-June 12, At Clear Creek, near Corinth, until August 18. Expedition to Rienzi June 30-July 1. March to Tuscumbia, Ala., August 18-23. March to Iuka, Miss., September 2-5, and to Clear Creek September 12-13. Reconnaissance to Iuka and skirmish September 14-16. March to Jacinto September 18. Battle of Iuka September 19. Pursuit of Price September 20-25. At Rienzi until September 30. March to Corinth September 30-October 3. Battle of Corinth October 3-4. Pursuit to Ripley October 5-12. At Corinth until November 2. March to Grand Junction November 2-4. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November 4, 1862, to January 10, 1863. Moved from Corinth to Germantown, Tenn., January 20-21, 1863. To Memphis, Tenn., February 10; thence to Helena, Ark., and Young's Point, La., and Ducksport, La., February 13-20, and duty there until May, 1863. Moved to Join army in rear of Vicksburg, Miss., via Richmond and Grand Gulf May 2-14. Mississippi Springs May 12. Jackson May 14. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Expedition to Mechanicsburg and Satartia June 2-8. Mechanicsburg June 4. Satartia June 7. Moved to Young's Point, La., June. Expedition to Richmond, La., June 14-16. Action at Richmond June 15. Moved to Big Black River Bridge July 5. Outpost duty there until October. McPherson's Expedition to Canton October 14-20. Bogue Chitto Creek October 17. Moved to Memphis, thence to LaGrange, Tenn., November 8-13. Scout after Forest December 1-3. Expedition after Forest December 21-24. At LaGrange until January 26, 1864. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., thence to Vicksburg, Miss., February 2-5. Camp at Big Black until February 27. March to Canton February 27-29, thence to Vicksburg March 1-4. Veterans moved to St. Louis March 10-16. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., May 2-5. Expedition to Madison, St. Francis County, Ark., June 3-7. Guard working party Memphis to LaGrange June 16-27. Smith's Expedition to Tupelo, Miss., July 5-21. Pontotoc July 11. Camargo's Cross Roads, near Harrisburg, July 13. Tupelo July 14-15. Old Town Creek July 15. Expedition to Oxford, Miss., August 1-30. Near Abbeville August 12. Hurricane Creek, College Hill, August 21. Abbeville August 23. Moved from Memphis to Duvall's Bluff, Ark., September 2-8. Moved to Brownsville September 10-11. March through Arkansas and Missouri in pursuit of Price September 17-November 13. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., November 24-December 1. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. At Clifton, Tenn., and Eastport, Miss., until February 7, 1865. Moved to New Orleans, La., February 7-22; thence to Dauphin Island, Ala., March 5. Campaign against Mobile and its Defenses March 19-April 12. Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March 26-April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25, thence to Selma May 10-14, and to Demopolis May 18-19. Duty there until July 15. Duty by Detachments at Tuscaloosa, Marion, Greensboro and Uniontown until October. At Demopolis until December 24. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., December 24-25. Mustered out January 15, 1866.
Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 98 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 179 Enlisted men by disease. Total 285.