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13th Regiment Missouri State Militia Calvary (USA), US Civil War

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13th Regiment Missouri State Militia Calvary

Organized May 19. 1862, and assigned to duty In the District of Rolla, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, Headquarters at Waynesville, Mo., till February, 1863; operating in Pulaski, Miller, Phelps, Texas, Wright and LaClede Counties.

SERVICE -- Scout from Waynesvllle to Big Piney July 6-8, 1862 (Cos. "B" and "F"). Pursuit of Poindexter in Missouri and skirmishes at Grand River. Lee's Ford, Chariton River, Walnut Creek, Compton's Ferry, Switzler's Mills and Yellow Creek, August 8-15 (Co. "D"). Expedition from Waynesvllle August 29. Caledonia House August 29. Expedition from Eureka September 23-24 (Co. "E"). Booneville October 9. California House October 18 (Detachment). Designation changed to New 5th Regiment State Militia Cavalry February 2, 1863.