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8th Missouri Cavalry      
Company Unknown
Napoleon B. Wilson - Private   
Napoleon B. Wilson joined the 8th Regiment, Missouri State Militia Cavalry in November of 1861. The exact date and location is unknown by the family. He was killed during the second day of battle @ Pea Ridge, Arkansas. The location of his burial is unknown.
Contact Name:  Fred D. Wyrick
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Date Added:  2/8/2008
Company B
Jesse Dollarhide - Sergeant   
Company: B
Unit: 8 Missouri Cavalry.
Rank - Induction: Sergeant
Rank - Discharge: Sergeant
Allegiance: Union
Contact Name:  Fred Rose
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Date Added:  1/14/2009
Company B
John William Lindsay - Captain   
John was born 24 JAN 1825 in Sevier County TN, was married 3 SEP 1846 to Susan Catherine Shelton in Talladega AL, died 31 OCT 1914 in Laclede County MO, and is buried at McBride Cemetary near Competition, MO. He served from 29 DEC 1861 to 24 JAN 1865 in the Missouri State Militia.

I have been researching our family tree and I am trying to find information for John's father: James M. Lindsay .

If anyone has information, please contact me.
Contact Name:  Bill Lindsay
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Contact Homepage:  None
Date Added:  2/18/2007
Company F
Elisha C. Hopkins - Private   
Pvt Elisha C. Hopkins, a Union soldier in the Civil War, Company F, 8th Regiment Calvary Missouri State Militia. He served under Captain Foster. He enlisted 15 March 1882 at Warsaw, MO. He was mustered in 1 April 1882, Warsaw, MO and mustered out 31 March 1865.

He married Elizabeth (Mathis) Tull, a widow, on 22 Oct 1874 in Harrison Co., MO. In Census dated 3 June 1880: Elisha, farmer, age 47, born in Ohio, father born in Ohio, mother born in Vermont; wife Elizabeth, age 46; Sarah A. Tull, age 14, daughter at home; Katy Tull, age 10, daughter at school; Rubin Tull, age 8.

He is believed to be buried in Harrison Co., MO, date of death is after 3 June 1880 and before 1 Jan 1910.
Contact Name:  Julie Grabill Rasmussen
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Date Added:  2/3/2014
Company F
John Albert Pond - Captain   
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Contact Name:  Jason Humphries
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Contact Homepage:  www.humphriesfamily.com
Date Added:  7/23/2012
Company G
David Casto - Private   
I've researched the 8th Missouri Cavalry for years. I am writing a book about the regiments activities in Arkansas, 1864-65.
Contact Name:  David E. Casto
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Date Added:  1/6/2011
Company I
John M Charlton - Private   
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Contact Name:  Stephen Moyers Woodard
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Date Added:  4/17/2011
Company I
Jacob Cossairt - Captain   
Jacob enlisted in Company I, 8th Regiment Cavalry, Missouri state Volunteers(State Militia) on 31 March 1862 in Linn Creek, MO and was mustered into service on 24 April 1862 at Linn Creek as 1st Sergeant, promoted to Captain. He was discharged from service on 17 July 1865 at Benton Barracks, MO as a Captain. He was 6'5' tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair. He and John W. Quigg recruited the 8th and fought at Wilson's Creek, Pea Ridge, Prairie Grove, & Osage. He was born on 3 January 1834 in Darke, Ohio, died 13 April 1896 in Stoddard County MO s/o Francis & Mary Jane (Phillips) Cossairt, h/o Hettie Alice Cossairt.
Contact Name:  Paul Harty
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Date Added:  1/31/2011
Company K
William Marion Brown - Private   
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Contact Name:  Brent Mabe
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Date Added:  7/31/2015
Company K
Mathias Schmeh - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Jamie Smay
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Date Added:  10/9/2007
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