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2nd Division, Missouri State Guard (CSA), US Civil War

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The Second District/Second Division of the Missouri State Guard was formed from tropps from the counties of Scotland, Clark, Knox, Lewis, Shelby, Marion, Monroe, Ralls, Pike, Audrain, Callaway, Montgomery, Lincoln, Warren, and St. Charles, and was led by Thomas A. Harris and Martin E. Green.

From the Order of Battle at the Battle of Wilson's Creek:

Division, Brigade, & Regiments and Others

Second Division - BG James S. Rains

Infantry Brigade - Col Richard Hanson Weightman (killed at Wilson's Creek, 10 Aug 1861)

Cavalry Brigade - Col James Cawthorn

  • Peyton’s Cavalry
  • McCowen’s Cavalry
  • Hunter’s Cavalry


  • Bledsoe’s Battery: Cpt Hiram Bledsoe