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Vo 1 Company B 1st Missouri Cavalry C.S.A. Company B 1st Mo Cavalry Was largely composed ["Cop" stricken] of Companies C G W Law Captn and Co D W P Gilbert Captn of Maj. Mitchels Battallion ["Maj." written above line] Mo State Guard This Battallion was organized in Callaway County Mo. and mostly of Callaway boys. with a goodly number from Montgomery County and a few Scattering from other Counties Company B was organized at Sac River Mo. and and mustered into the Confederate States Army By Col Riggin Dec 11 1861. George W Law was elected Captain - was promoted to Major then Lieutenant Col of the Regiment - Lost an arm at Big Black river near Vicksburg Miss Spring of 1863 Served throug the war - returned home. Was Elected Sheriff of Callaway Count term 1872- and was killed by a mob while defending a prisoner - the noted horsethief Kestler. William P Gilbert 1st Lieutenat Promoted Captn June 29, ["June 29," written above stricken "Spring of"] 1862 Wounded at Bakers Creek Miss Died from wounds in ["from wounds" written above line] Vicks during Siege R B Jackson 2nd Lieutenant Killed at Corrinth Miss Oct 4 -  Ben W Tannehil 3 Lieutenant Killed at Bakers Creek Miss 1 Seargent William L ["Nuckols" stricken] Nuckols Promoted to 3 Lieutenant June 30th  ["June 30th - 62" written above line] Captured at Big Black River Sent to prison exchanged Spring of  ["did not" stricken] Paroled at Jackson Miss 1865 Post Office Austin Texas 1 Sergeant Spencer J Craighed elected Summer of  Wounded at Peachtree Creek Atlanta Ga Died from wound and burried at Marietta Ga -  2 "[Sergeant] Norman Monroe 3 "[Sergeant] James R Blackburn Severely wounded at Bakers Creek Miss Captured at Blakely Ala -  Confined on Ship Island in Mobile Bay - Carried to Vicksburg- thence to Jackson Miss and Paroled, Died at home ["and Paroled," written above line] 4 "[Sergeant] William R Neal Killed at Newhope Churg Ga -  5 "[Sergeant] R R Riggin Detailed with horses at Desark Ark 1 Corporal John P Bell jr Wounded in Collision of cars at Duckhill Sta Miss Oct  Gunshot wound in wrist at Altoona Ga  Paroled at Danville Virgina May  Post Office Fulton Mo. 2 "[Corporal] A V Swearengen. Wounded in Shoulder at Altoona Ga  P.O. Guthrie Mo ["P.O." written above line] 3 "[Corporal] Henry L Chase Killed at Franklin Ten -  4 "[Corporal] F F Webb Detailed with horses at Desark Ark.
|Title||Bell, Ovid (1875-1953), Collection, 1824-1950, (C3805)|
|Description||A roster/history of every member of Company B 1st Mo Dismounted Cavalry C.S.A. who could be positively accounted for by representative members during a reunion of the company held in Fulton, Mo on Sept. 19, 1907. The collection includes names, rank, info|
|Subject.LCSH||United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories--Missouri (C.S.A.)|
|Original Format||Manuscripts (document genre)|
|Collection Name||Bell, Ovid (1875-1953), Collection, 1824-1950|
|Contributing Institution||The" target='_blank' class="body_link_11">http://shs.umsystem.edu">The State Historical Society of Missouri|
|Publisher||The State Historical Society of Missouri|
|Rights||This material is protected by copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). It may not be cited without acknowledgment to The State Historical Society of Missouri and the Western Historical Manuscript Collection, a Joint Collection of the University of Missouri and the State Historical Society of Missouri.|