42nd REGIMENT MO INFANTRY.
Organized at Macon, Mo., September, 1864. Attached to District of Northern
Missouri, Dept. of Missouri, to December, 1864. Tullahoma, Tenn., Dept. of the
Cumberland, to February, 1865. Unattached, 4th Division, 20th Army Corps,
Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Defences Nashville &
Chattanooga Railroad, Dept. Cumberland, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st
Sub-District, District of Middle Tennessee, to June, 1865.
Source of Data:
"A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, V.III" by Frederick H. Dyer, c1908,
SERVICE.-Companies "A," "C" and "H" moved to Sturgeon, Mo., September
23, 1864. Garrison duty there and at Columbia till November. RegIment assigned
to guard duty on line of the Northern Missouri and Hannibal & St. Joseph
Rallroad, till November 10. Moved to St, Louis, Mo., November 12-13, thence to
Paducah, Ky., November 29-December 2. To Clarksville and Fort Donelson, Tenn.,
December 3-6, and duty there till December 30. Moved to Nashville, Tenn.,
December 30-31, thence to Tullahoma, Tenn., January 2-3, 1865, and duty there
till March, operatIng against guerrillas in Southern Tennessee and Northern
Alabama. Action at Corn's Farm, Franklin County, Tenn., February 6. Garrison
duty at Shelbyville, Tenn., till June 23. Moved to Nashville, Tena., June 23.
Mustered out Companies "H," "I" and "K" March 22, 1865; Regiment June 28,
Regiment lost during service 6 Enlisted men killed and mortally
wounded and 124 Enlisted men by disease. Total 134.