Re: Where do I search next? MO.
- I can't help you with your quest but I have to say I had no idea
such a website existed! thanks so much for sharing
- Have you tried posting your question on these two message boards?
There is also a Texas Message Board, but I do not have the details to
The sites I mention have some real experts participating. If
they cannot answer themselves, they might point you to someone who
--- In civilwarwest@y..., "Jack Hultquist" <jahultqu@a...> wrote:
> March 25, 1862 a skirmish occurred close to the Missouri River, NE
of Pisgah, MO. One dead Confederate was J. M. Willis. He had a
sister, Emma Willis Smith, and they had a mutual preacher friend with
the initials W. T. W. I do not know the county or state that Emma,
T. W., or J. M. were from. I have found at
http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/soldiers.htm a J. M. Willis of the 3rd
Regiment, Texas Cavalry (South Kansas-Texas Mounted Volunteers).
Texas unit fought at Wilson's Creek MO in August 1861.