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Co. E, 47th Missouri Volunteer Infantry

Contact:

LT Christopher Warren, Unit Commander
900 Taylor Avenue, Apt. 13
Park Hills, MO 63601
(573) 431-1860
the_civilwar_guy@yahoo.com

The 47th Missouri Infantry, Company E was organized out of the General James R. McCormick Camp 215 - Department of Missouri by D. Christopher Warren, P.C.C. and Camp Founder, in February 2008. The unit was officially recognized on March 21, 2008. Since that time, the 47th has grown to have 16 members.

Service Record, 47th Missouri Volunteer Infantry

Organized at Pilot Knob, Mo., August 22 to September 11, 1864.Attached to District of St. Louis, Mo., Dept. of Missouri, to December, 1864.Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, December, 1864. Pulaski, Tenn., Dept. Cumberland, to March, 1865.

SERVICE -- Assigned to duty in Southeast Missouri by Companies--"A," "G" and "H" in Wayne County, "B" in Jefferson County, "C" in Perry County, "K" at St. Genevieve, "I" at Fredericktown, "D" guarding bridges on Iron Mountain Railroad, "E" Ironton [ F at Farmington and around St. Francois County] . Companies retired before Price: Company "C" to Cape Girardeau, "A," "G" and "H" to Pilot Knob. Action at Ironton September 26 (Co. "E").Retreat to Pilot Knob. Shutin Gap and Arcadia Valley September 26. Fort Davidson September 26-27. Retreat to Leesburg. Companies returned to above stations; "B" at Franklin. Moved to Nashville, Tenn., December 12-19.Assigned to guard duty at Spring Hill, Columbia and Pulaski, Tenn., till March 15, 1865.Mustered out March 28-30, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 10 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 82 Enlisted men by disease. Total 93.

View photos of the original 47th Missouri from Brother Gary Scheel's Web site.


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