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Phelp's Regiment (Greene County), Missouri Home Guard

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Greene County Regiment, Missouri Home Guard - Phelps Regiment Of Home Guard aka Greene and Christian County Home Guards.

The following quoted from History of Greene County, Missouri, published 1883

This regiment was organized in June, 1861, and in July its services were accepted by Gen. Lyon and it performed various duties in Greene, Christian, and adjoining counties. The regiment contained twelve companies and an aggregate of 1133 officers and men. The field officers were all from Greene county, as follows: Colonel, John S. Phelps; Lieut. Col., Marcus Boyd; Major, S. H. Boyd; Adjutant, R. J. McElhaney; Quartermaster, Henry Sheppard. The companies from Greene county were as follows:
Company A.—Captain, John A. Lee; 1st Lieut., Jason T. Fielden. Aggregate strength of company, 58.
Company B.—Captain, Wm. Vaughn; 1st Lieut., Isaac W. Faught; 2d Lieut., George M. Keltner. Aggregate strength of the company, 73.
Company C.—Captain J. T. Abernathy; 1st Lieut., Hugh Boyd; 2d Lieut., Wm. Cliborne. Aggregate strength, 75.
Company D.—Captain, Charles I. Dunwright; 1st Lieut., Wm. H. Kershner; 2d Lieut., Walter A. Gault. Aggregate strength, 96.
Company G.— Captain, T. C. Piper, resigned July 30, and succeeded by J. A. Mack, Sr.; 1st Lieut., T. V. Massey; 2d Lieut., T. B. Gibson. Aggregate strength, 56.
Company K.— Captain, John W. Gattly, resigned July 8. 1st Lieut., Hosea G. Mullings; 2d Lieut., J. S. Robberson. Aggregate strength, 125. [289]
Company L.— Captain, Wm. H. McAdams; 1st Lieut., David C. Allen; 2d Lieut., S. B. Rainey. Aggregate strength, 75.
Company M.— Captain, Samson P. Bass; 1st Lieut., Pleasant A. Hart; 2d Lieut., Stephen L. Wiles; 3d Lieut., Henry Sullivan. Aggregate strength, 101.
Company N. — Captain, Daniel L. Mallicoat; 1st Lieut., George W. Cooper; 2d Lieut., Francis L. Milligan. Aggregate strength, 62.
Other companies were "E," Capt. Nelson; "F," Capt. Stevens (died on a scout, June 25, 1861); "H," Capt. Galloway (killed Sept. 29, 1861); and " I," Capt. Allred, from other counties. The regiment was disbanded August 17, 1861, one week after the battle of Wilson's Creek. Many of its members re-enlisted in Phelps' Regiment and the 24th Missouri.

Organized mainly in Greene County, but it also had some companies from Christian County. Was present at the Battle of Pea Ridge.



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