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Military Service in Lincoln County, Missouri

Last updated 08 Jun 2014

Those Killed and Buried Overseas

    • American Battle Monuments Commision. Select the conflict (WWI, WWII, Korea, etc.) and then enter the last name, followed by a space, and then the first initial or name. (Thanks, Dennis Korinek!).
Name and Rank War fought Submitted by
PFC Clarence Jackson "Tony" Ramsour WWII Dennis Korinek

Territorial Times through World War I

    • Missouri Secretary of State's Office.  

      The Missouri State Archives holds nearly 1 million pages that document the service of Missourians in domestic and foreign wars between 1812 and World War I. These military records primarily consist of individual service cards, but the extensive collection also includes muster rolls, special orders, reports, and more.

      The Soldiers Database is a comprehensive database abstracted from the individual service cards and listing more than 576,000 Missourians who served in the military from territorial times through World War I. It includes entries for twelve wars and military engagements in which Missouri soldiers took part. These range from well-known wars, such as the War of 1812, the Mexican War, the Spanish-American War, and World War I, to the battles that were peculiarly Missourian, including the Heatherly War of 1836, the Mormon War of 1838, and the Iowa (Honey) War of 1839. The bulk of the service cards, over 380,000 of them, record the fractured history of Missouri during the bloodiest of all American wars - the Civil War.  (Thanks to Tina Wells for sending in this description!).

Military Record of Service Contributor
PIERCE, Daniel
Black Hawk Wars
Capt. Nathan Boone's Co. of US Mounted Rangers from August 7th 1932 to August 7th 1833 Patty Jamerson Archer

Civil War in Missouri

    • Missouri Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans
    • CivilWarDocs.com -- Purchase military records of Civil War veterans. Alternative to purchasing from the National Archives. (Note: CivilWarDocs.com is in part a commercial web site. The USGenWeb, MOGenweb and the Lincoln County, MO USGenWeb site neither endorse nor support the use of this site. This link is put here as a public service for those who may wish to use this service.)

The entire "War of the Rebellion"-- all 60 volumes! 
Cornell University's site...Includes scanned images of reports, correspondence, seizures of Southern property, etc. sent to the War Dept. during the Civil War. Includes both Union and Confederate accounts. It's in chronological order, but there is no online index. Many libraries have the index. You will first need to find the volume and page number for your subject in the index at the library.

SPECIAL NOTE:  Blake Sasse is looking for any and all information available on the 49th Missouri Volunteer InfantryTHIS IS A BOOK IN PROGRESS!  If you have Civil War era letters, diaries, memorabilia, or any other information on this unit, he would like to hear from you.

UPDATE (06-02-2014): THE BOOK IS NEAR COMPLETION! Blake has made a new web site on this unit available to all who might be interested.

Blake welcomes any information on the 49th Missouri, and any other Civil War units recruited from Lincoln County, and we would like to put your information up on this page. If you have info on any Lincoln County CW units and those who served, please get in touch with Blake Sasse.

World War II

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This file has been compiled and produced for the USGenWeb / MOGenWeb Lincoln Co. Page by County Coordinator, 1998, 1999, 2000, Patricia SummersSmith, 2001, 2002, 2003 Carl Hampe, © 2014.  It is maintained by County Coordinators Carl Hampe and Patricia SummersSmith.

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