6th Missouri Volunteer Infantry
6th Missouri Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., July 20 to August 6, 1898, with 27 officers and 1,265 enlisted men.
- Assigned to Second Brigade, Third Division, Seventh Army Corps, August 15
- Transferred to Second Brigade, Second Division, Seventh Army Corps, October 16
- Left Jefferson Barracks August 12; arrived at Jacksonville, Fla., August 15
- Headquarters and Companies A, C, G, H, I, K, L, and M left Jacksonville November 6; arrived at Savannah, Ga., November 7
- Companies B, D, and F left Jacksonville November 26; arrived at Savannah November 27
- Company E left at Jacksonville temporarily on detached service
- Regiment sailed from Savannah on the steamships "Obdam" and "Roumania" December 21; arrived at Habana, Cuba, December 24, 1898
- Sailed from Habana on steamship Havana April 9, 1899; arrived at Savannah quarantine April 11; transferred to camp at Savannah April 16
Mustered out of the service of the United States at Savannah May 10, 1899, with 46 officers and 1,027 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-died of disease, 1. Enlisted men-died of disease, 23; killed by accident, 1; deserted, 24.
- Correspondence Relating to the War with Spain, Center for Military History, U.S. Army, Vol 1
- The Organization of the Army during the Spanish-American War, page 509
- Organization of Volunteers, page 581