after the Civil War to commemorate the union and Confederate soldiers who dies in the civil war. Thought none of my ancestors dies in the civil war, I have one Great Grandfather and 3 Great grandfathers that served in the Civil War, all of them Union.
the rebel forces that were active in the Gasconade River area. He was ordered to active service twice August 24, 1862 to October 26, 1862 and May, 1 1863 to November 9, 1864. Most of the activity was in the area between Saint Aubert and Jefferson City Mo. He was called into active service the second time, September 25, 1864, to repel Price's invasion of Missouri. Skirmishes on Osage River took place on October 5-6. He was relieved from active service October 31, 1864.
regiment was organized at Turner Hall in the City of St. Louis early in the year
1961 was mustered into the US Services. The regiment participated in the Capture
of Camp Jackson and the Battle of Wilson Creek. It was mustered out on August
18, 1861 and Charles was discharged August 22, 1861.
Louis early in the year and was mustered into the US Services. The regiment participated in the capture of Camp Jackson. The Third and Fifth Regiments,
under command of Colonel Sigel, met a large force of the enemy ten miles north of Carthage, and, after a spirited engagement, made a successful retreat to Springfield. From January 30 1862 to October 1 1862 John was in Company K 5th Missouri Cavalry. The unit saw duty in Central District of Missouri till February, 1863. The units operations included Carroll, Ray and Livingston Counties, Grand River as well as Liberty and Sibley's Landing. From August 26 1863 to December 5th 1865 John was a Captain in 56th USC Infantry, Arkansas Volunteers, 3rd Regiment Infantry (AFRICAN DESCENT). The group was ordered to Helena, Ark, and post duty there and at Little Rock till March 1864. Expedition included from Helena up White River, and up St. Francis River. The regiment’s service included post and garrison duty at Helena, Arkansas, till February, 1865 as well as action at Indian Bay, Muffleton Lodge, Wallace's Ferry and Big Creek.
Captain John Mohrstadt was later honored as one of the white officers whose name appears on the African American Civil War Memorial, located in Washington DC. (Plaque Number: C-68)