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21st Missouri Volunteer Infantry

The Twenty-first Missouri Volunteer Infantry was formed on December 31, 1861, when Special Order #15 merged the understrength First and Second Northeast Missouri Regiments. It was made of men primarily from the Missouri Counties of Scotland, Knox, Lewis, Schuyler, Clark, and Adair but also included men from nearby Iowa and Illinois counties. The veterans forming the new regiment had gained combat experience suppressing Confederate insurgency in Northeastern Missouri, and many had fought victoriously on Aug. 5, 1861, at Athens, Missouri. Major Battles: Battle of Shiloh, Tenn., April 6-7, 1862; Battle of Iuka, September 19, 1862; Battle of Corinth, October 3-4, 1862; Central Mississippi Railroad Campaign, November 1862 to January 1863; Red River Campaign, March 10-May 22, 1864; Battle of Pleasant Hill, April 9, 1864; Battle of Nashville, December 15-16, 1864; Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely, March 26-April 8, 1865; Assault and capture of Fort Blakely, April 9, 1865. 1,631 men are listed for the 21st at Missouri Archives. Regiment lost during service: 2 Officers and 68 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded, 5 Officers and 234 Enlisted men by disease. Total 309.

498 memorials
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 John Sommerville Abernathy

John Sommerville Abernathy

1 Mar 1833 – 19 Jan 1917

Alma, Harlan County, Nebraska, USA

Corp George Ackland

Corp George Ackland

1840 – 1 May 1865

Chalmette, St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, USA

 Jeremiah S. “Jerry” Adams

Jeremiah S. “Jerry” Adams

1 Apr 1836 – 4 Sep 1917

Milton, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA

 Owen V. Adams

Owen V. Adams

19 May 1838 – 23 Feb 1912

Saint James, Phelps County, Missouri, USA

 Samuel Adams

Samuel Adams

unknown – 1 Jul 1862

Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA

 George Crawford Ailshie

George Crawford Ailshie

5 May 1836 – 22 Feb 1924

Sargent, Custer County, Nebraska, USA

 John Morris Ailshie

John Morris Ailshie

5 Sep 1842 – 15 Feb 1926

Athelstan, Taylor County, Iowa, USA

 Albert Edward Ainslie

Albert Edward Ainslie

15 Oct 1879 – 29 Apr 1965

Shoreline, King County, Washington, USA

 Daniel R Allen

Daniel R Allen

unknown – 1927

Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, USA

 William Phelps Allyn

William Phelps Allyn

2 Feb 1822 – 6 Apr 1904

Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, USA

 Edward H Alvis

Edward H Alvis

17 Sep 1840 – 30 Dec 1914

Vincennes, Lee County, Iowa, USA

 Hiram Jefferson Alvis

Hiram Jefferson Alvis

26 Oct 1842 – 3 Nov 1909

Vincennes, Lee County, Iowa, USA

 Thomas E Amburn

Thomas E Amburn

13 Mar 1837 – 11 Apr 1908

Canton, Lewis County, Missouri, USA

 Alonzo Bitler Ammerman

Alonzo Bitler Ammerman

14 Feb 1846 – 1 Oct 1925

San Rafael, Marin County, California, USA

 Edwin Porter Ammerman

Edwin Porter Ammerman

26 Jul 1843 – 18 Jan 1933

San Rafael, Marin County, California, USA

 John William Anderson

John William Anderson

19 Aug 1840 – 18 Feb 1912

Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA

 Richard Derrick Andrews

Richard Derrick Andrews

1 Sep 1836 – 24 Feb 1910

Davis County, Iowa, USA

 Paul Arni

Paul Arni

13 Aug 1841 – 18 Oct 1923

Queen City, Schuyler County, Missouri, USA

No grave photo

Charles Arnold

unknown – 24 Feb 1865

Scotland County, Missouri, USA

 Sidney Arnold

Sidney Arnold

12 Jun 1836 – 13 Jun 1915

Manitou, Tillman County, Oklahoma, USA

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