CONFEDERATE MISSOURI TROOPS
8th Regiment, Missouri Infantry
The 8th Missouri Infantry (CSA) was also know as Mitchell's Missouri Battalion. Mitchell formed a battalion in 1862, at Thomasville, MO. it was first designated the "5th" then the "7th" and finally the "8th". There was another 8th commanded by a Colonel Burns. See the book "Serving with Honor, the diary of Eathan Allan Pinnell, of the 8th Missouri Infantry, CSA.