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6th Division, Missouri State Guard (CSA), US Civil War

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  • Brig. General Mosby Parsons (CSA) (1822 - 1865)
    Mosby Monroe Parsons (May 21, 1822 – August 15, 1865) was a United States officer in the Mexican-American War and brigadier general of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Ear...

The Missouri State Guard (MSG) was a state militia organized in the state of Missouri during the early days of the American Civil War. While not initially a formal part of the Confederate States Army, the State Guard fought alongside Confederate troops and, at times, under regular Confederate officers.

The Sixth District/Sixth Division was formed of troops from the counties of Saline, Pettis, Cooper, Moniteau, Cole, Osage, Gasconade, Maries, Miller, Morgan, Camden, Pulaski, and Phelps, and was led by Mosby M. Parsons.

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

Division, Brigade, & Regiments and Others

Sixth Division - BG Mosby M. Parsons

Kelly's' Infantry - Col Joseph M. Kelly

Brown's Cavalry' - Col Ben Browne

Guibor's Battery - Cpt Henry Guibor