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5th Missouri Infantry      
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Madison H. Barnhart - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Margie
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Date Added:  1/9/2005
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James M McCown - Colonel   
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Contact Name:  Ryan Metzen
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Date Added:  8/7/2011
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Maness J. Strawn - 2nd Lieutenant   
Strawn (Straughn), Maness Jordan
Maness Jordan was born 28 January 1844 in Hardin County. He was the son of John Carroll Strawn and Sophie Stockton. When Maness was about 10 years old, the family moved to Stoddard Co, Missouri. When the civil war began, Maness enlisted. During the war, he was captured and kept in prison at Camp Morton, Indiana until the end of the war. On 7 May 1865, Maness was paroled. He returned to Stoddard Co. where he learned that both of his parents had died. He then returned to Hardin Co, TN and lived with his uncle Lloyd Strawn until his marriage to Nancy Jane McCasland 29 August 1873. Nancy was born 9 September 1854. Around 1887, Maness and Nancy moved to Bob's Landing, Decatur Co., TN. Then 2 or 3 years later they moved to the Nebo community at Bath Springs. Their children were: Sophie, John, Tom, Allen, Isaac, Nancy V., Albert, Virginia, and Mary. Albert was born 16 April 1885 and married Hattie Alexander Britt who was born 18 January 1894. A grandson, Melrose Stephens, was also raised by Maness and Nancy after his mother Sophie died. Maness and Nancy were members of the Christian Church or Church of Christ and Democrats. Maness died in 1911 and Nancy in 1946.
John Carroll Strawn was born 1809 in Hardin Co and died 1862 in Missouri. He married Sophie Stockton in 1830 in Hardin Co, TN. Their children were: Thomas Stockton, John and a twin brother, Margaret, Malinda, Celia, Maness J., Mary A., and Allen.
John was the son of William H. Strawn born 1780 in NC and Elizabeth also of NC. They married in 1801 in NC and both died in Adamsville, Hardin Co., TN. Their children were: Matilda, Nancy Sarah, Lloyd, Elizabeth, Rebecca, John Carroll, and Calvin. William's 2nd wife was Emaline Ledbetter Polk in 1846. Their children were: Lewis Cass, Lucy Neal, and James H.(adopted).
Richard Strawn IV, revolutionary soldier, was born in 1761 in Orange Co, NC. He was the son of Richard III who was born in 1732 who married Lucy Pae of Caroline Co, VA in 1755. Richard and Lucy were the parents of Stephen, Milly, Richard, Betsy, Hosey Isaiah, and Lucy Fielding. Richard IV moved from NC to Hardin Co, TN where he died and was buried in the Ledbetter Cemetery. His children were: William, Stephen, James, Richard, Green, Isiah, and Joel.
Richard II, born 1706 in VA married Miss Leftwich, born 1710, in Caroline Co, VA. Their children were: Ruben, Richard, James, Crispin, William, and Stephen.
Richard Straughn born in 1680 Scotland was the father of Richard II. He married in 1703 to Catherine Murrel who was born 1681 in Middlesex Co, VA.

Contact Name:  Anne Rhone
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Date Added:  6/29/2007
Company A
Alonzo Hollowell - Private   
A cousin, Pvt. Alonzo Hollowell was born in Ky., lived in Warrensburg, Mo. at start of war. Was captured at surrender of Vicksburg in July, 1863. Later served in 10th Missouri Cavalry C.S.A. Twin brother of Pvt. Miles Hollowell, also of Co. A, 5th Missouri.
Contact Name:  Sam Comyns
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Date Added:  8/19/2010
Company A
Miles Hollowell - Private   
A cousin, Pvt. Miles Hollowell was born in Ky. Lived in Warrensburg, Mo.
Died of wounds received at Corinth, Miss. October 5, 1862.
Contact Name:  Sam Comyns
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Date Added:  8/19/2010
Company A
Owen A Waddell - Major   
I am not related to Major Waddell but my family members (Wheatley's) all served under him when he held the rank of Captain. His information is as follows.
Age 24. Enlisted December 2, 1861. Enlisted in MSG (Missouri State Guard) Co. 'E' 3rd Regt. Infty., 8th Div., Johnson Guards. May 1, 1861 promoted 2nd Lt. June 1861 elected Captain of Co. 'A' 1st Batt. Infty. CSA on January 1, 1862. Reelected Captain May 25, 1862. Promoted to Major September 1, 1862. Battles in Carthage, Wilson' Creek, Lexington. Killed in Battle of Altoona, Georgia on October 5, 1864.
Contact Name:  Peggy Carlson
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Date Added:  1/29/2007
Company A
Benjamin Wheatley - Private   
Age 23. Enlisted December 2, 1861. Served under Captain Waddell. Battles of Carthage, Wilson's Creek, Lexington. Participated in all the battles until after Seige of Vicksburg. Went to Trans-Miss Army on furlough and never returned. Prior to this enlistment he served in the MSG (Missouri State Guard) at Pvt. in Co. 'E' 3rd Regt. Infty., 8th Div.
Contact Name:  Peggy Carlson
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Date Added:  1/29/2007
Company A
Calvin Wheatley - Private   
Enlisted January 1, 1862. Served under Captain Waddell. Died in camp at Lumpkin Mills, Mississippi on November 1, 1862. Prior to this enlistment he served in the MSG (Missouri State Guard) - Pvt. Co. 'E' 3rd Regt. Infty., 8th Div.
Contact Name:  Peggy Carlson
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Date Added:  1/29/2007
Company A
George Wheatley - Private   
Age 30. Enlisted Jan. 1, 1862. Served under Captain Waddell. Wounded in the Battle of Corinth - 'Permanently Disabled.'
Contact Name:  Peggy Carlson
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Date Added:  1/29/2007
Company A
James Wheatley - Private   
Age 20. Enlisted January 1, 1862. Served under Captain Waddell. Battles in Carthage, Wilson's Creek, Lexington, and Corinth, where captured. Died in prison in autumn 1862, Alton, Illinois. Buried in the North Alton Confederate Cemetery. Prior to this enlistment he served in the MSG (Missouri State Guard) at Pvt. in Co. 'E' 3rd Regt. Infty., 8th Div.
Contact Name:  Peggy Carlson
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Date Added:  1/29/2007
Company A
John Martin Wheatley - Private   
Age 23. Enlisted April 1, 1862. Served under Captain Waddell. Died October 4, 1862 from wounds received in the Battle of Corinth, Mississippi. Prior to this enlistment he served in MSG (Missouri State Guard) Co. 'E' 3rd Regt. Infty., 8th Div.
Contact Name:  Peggy Carlson
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Date Added:  1/29/2007
Company A
Samuel S Wheatley - Private   
Age 23. Enlisted January 1, 1862. Served under Captain Waddell. Served in MSG (Missouri State Guard - Pvt. Co. 'E' 3rd Regt. Infty., 8th Div.) prior to this enlistment. Fought at Battles in Carthage, Wilson's Creek, Lexington, and Elk Horn. Discharged September 1, 1862.
Contact Name:  Peggy Carlson
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Date Added:  1/29/2007
Company A
William Wheatley - Private   
Age 38. Enlisted January 1, 1862. Served under Captain Waddell. Left sick and dropped from the rolls by order of Major Van Dorn. Died March 30, 1862 in Arkansas.
Contact Name:  Peggy Carlson
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Date Added:  1/29/2007
Company A
George R Wheatley, Jr. - Private   
Age 16. Enlisted January 1, 1862. Served under Captain Waddell. Died in hospital July 30, 1862 at Saltillo, Mississippi.
Contact Name:  Peggy Carlson
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Date Added:  1/29/2007
Company B
Pius Nalley - Private   
A 3rd great-grandfather, Pvt. Pius Nalley served 6 mos. in Co. B, 5th Infantry, 1st Division of the Missouri State Guard. Received an honorable discharge in Dec. 1861 following expiration of term of service.
Born in Ky. Lived in Mississippi Co, Missouri during War.
Contact Name:  Sam Comyns
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Date Added:  8/10/2010
Company C
Peter J. Bond - Private   
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Contact Name:  Richard Carruthers
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Date Added:  10/1/2004
Company C
daniel asbury mcknight - Private   
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Contact Name:  donald truman
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Date Added:  2/26/2005
Company C
francis marion mcknight - Private   
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Contact Name:  donald truman
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Date Added:  2/26/2005
Company D
James Ervin Sawyer - Private   
Enlisted in Polk County, Mo on January 11, 1862. Served under Capt. Lemmon. Fought in the battles of Pea Ridge, Iuka, and Corinth. Lied about his age to enlist at 15. Discharged on April 1, 1863 after his true age was discovered.
Contact Name:  Chris Sawyer
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Date Added:  6/22/2014
Company E
Manless (Manlius) DYSON - Private   
Entered service at the city of Springfield. Under Colonel James C McCowan, Capt. James W Fair; Lt. George William Warren; Lt. August S St. Mary 2 January 1862 in Greene Co MO
Contact Name:  Clifford Ocheltree
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Date Added:  11/27/2006
Company F
Andrew Jackson Fine - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jay Robertson
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Date Added:  4/20/2004
Company F
John Jasper Fine - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jay Robertson
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Date Added:  4/20/2004
Company G
Roland William Perry - Private   
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Contact Name:  Joseph Perry
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Date Added:  6/26/2009
Company K
Lawson Monroe Bess - Private   
Enlisted 11 Apr 1862
Deserted 19 Sep 1862, Iuka, MS

Most of Co. K were either wounded, killed, captured, or deserted. The only ones who may have made it safely through were Donohue, James (only at Lucas Bend) and Stockton, William Jasper

A very few were transferred out.
Contact Name:  Ron Bremner
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Date Added:  4/15/2012
Company K
Peter Bess - Private   
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Contact Name:  Ron Bremner
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Date Added:  11/9/2013
Company K
Wiley A. Johnson - Private   
Looking for info on Wiley A. Johnson. and/or Calvin R. Johnson 5th infantry regiment, Missouri, company k
Contact Name:  Bobbi Benfield
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Date Added:  3/14/2018
Company K
David Young Pankey - Captain   
David was born in Richmond, Virginia. His family moved to Dunklin Co Missouri. He enlisted as a Pvt. in Co A Capt Taylor Pickard's Co. Missouri State Guard. He was elected 1st Lieut, and then to Lt. Col. After assignment to Co K of the 5th Regt. Missouri Infantry he is elected to Captain. He is on recruiting duty in Dunklin Co when he is captured and sent to Camp Chase then on to Lookout Point , Va. He is exchanged. He was then appointed Ouartermaster of Phelan's Infantry Regt. of the Mississippi Dept. He died 4 Jan. 1910 and is buried at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Kennett, Missouri.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  12/28/2014
Company K
Andrew Proffer - Private   
Deserted 19 Sep 1862, Iuka, MS
Contact Name:  Ron Bremner
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Date Added:  11/9/2013
Company K
Madison James Rankin - Sergeant   
Born on 11 Sept. 1837 in Tennessee. Died on 19 June 1875 in Missouri.
Contact Name:  George Hill
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Date Added:  11/4/2010
Company K
John Wright - Corporal   
This is my great/x2 grandfather. He entered service in Clarkton, Dunklin County, Missouri and did training at Bloomfield, Stoddard County, Missouri. He was in the battles of Iuka, Corinth, Big Black Creek, and Port Gibson, all in Mississippi. His service ended after the seige of Vicksburg. He was granted amnesty and sent home to Clarkton, Missouri.

He is buried at Oak Grove Cemetery near Clarkton.
Contact Name:  Randy Wright
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Date Added:  2/10/2010
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