Confederate- Samuel Weniger- Company A, 3rd, Regement, Teamster, Residence: Marion County, Missouri. Taken prisoner 20 March 1862 at Marion County, Missouri. received 22 May 1862 at Gratiot Street Military Prison in St. Louis, Missouri. Discharged 20 March 1862.
Samuel was walking along a county road to go see a friend when a Confederate recruting officer and had to tqke the oath to support the Southern states. Samuel was loyal to the Union side and when he got out of prison on 08 June 1862 he enlisted with the Union side.