1st missouri brigade

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    Cockrell's 1st Missouri Brigade

    Photo of Brig. Gen. Francis M. Cockrell taken at Mobile, Alabama, in 1864. Born October 1, 1834, near Warrensburg, Missouri, and an attorney before the war, Cockrell served as a captain in the Missouri State Guard, transferring to Confederate service in late 1861. He made his way up to colonel...
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    Battery Powell, Corinth, MS battleground

    Shiloh National Military Park posted this amazing and pretty rare image of Battery Powell on their FB page. It appears to have been taken shortly after the battle (Battle of Corinth, Oct. 3-4, 1862), quite possibly by the same photographer who took the famous photo of Col. William P. Rogers'...
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    A Veteran With Many Wounds

    Late in the year of 1913, then old Missouri Confederate veteran James Synnamon wrote a short account of his service for The Confederate Veteran Magazine, detailing all the wounds he suffered throughout the war. Synnamon served in the Missouri State Guard and Co. I of the 6th Missouri Infantry in...
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    Battle Flag of the 2nd/6th Missouri Infantry

    http://cdm.sos.mo.gov/cdm/ref/collection/cwflag/id/47 The 1864 battle flag of the 2nd & 6th Missouri Infantry consolidated. This flag was carried throughout the Atlanta Campaign, Allatoona Pass, and was captured in the battle of Franklin. It is of the pattern manufactured by civilian...
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    Men of the Missouri Brigade

    Having previously posted my Men of Hood's Texas Brigade thread, I thought I ought to do one on the 1st Missouri Brigade (CS). As with the Texas Brigade, the Missouri Brigade was filled with incredibly brave and daring men, each with their own story. When these Missourians were first swept up in...
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    Veteran Returns to Pea Ridge in 1911

    Asa Payne Company E, 3rd Missouri Infantry, 1st Missouri Brigade (CSA) In 1911, Civil War veteran Asa Payne wrote his remembrances of the Battle of Pea Ridge after revisiting the now peaceful battlefield. "After a lapse of forty nine years, I again visited the Pea Ridge battle ground and...


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