Peabody's Independent Battalion
Reserve Corps Infantry

Organized at St. Joseph, Mo., by authority of Gen. Lyon, May, 1861. Guard Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad until August. Ordered to Lexington, Mo., August 29. Siege of Lexington September 12-21. Surrendered September 21. Consolidated with Van Horn's Battalion to form 25th Missouri Infantry December, 1861.

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