Skip to content

Missouri 30th Volunteer Infantry (Union)

9/1/62

Organized - Missouri 30th Volunteer Infantry - Missouri

12/26/62

Battle - Chickasaw Bayou - Warren County, Mississippi

1/9/63

Leadership Change - Division - Brigadier General Frederick Steele, and undefined Escort: Dodson's Kane County Cavalry: Cpt William C. Wilder

1/9/63

Battle - Arkansas Post - Arkansas Post, Arkansas

Arkansas Post
Arkansas Post

The Battle of Arkansas Post, also known as the Battle of Fort Hindman, was a combined land-river assault by Union forces on the Confederate Fort Hindman, which loomed over a bend in the Arkansas River near the town of Arkansas Post. As the Union advance down the Mississippi River passed the mouth of the Arkansas, the presence of Fort Hindman outflanked the Federal forward positions.READ MORE

5/18/63

Leadership Change - Brigade - Colonel Bernard G. Farrar, and Colonel Francis H. Manter

5/18/63

Leadership Change - Division - Major General Frederick Steele

Major GeneralFrederick Steele

5/18/63

Battle - Vicksburg - Vicksburg, Mississippi

Vicksburg
Vicksburg

In mid-May, 1863, after six months of unsuccessful attempts, Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Army of the Tennessee finally converged on Vicksburg, defended by a Confederate army under Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton. Capture of the Mississippi River town was critical to Union control of the strategic river. Vicksburg was located on a high river bluff defended with artillery, and Pemberton's men had constructed a series of fortifications in an 8-mile arc surrounding the city on the landward side. After crossing the…READ MORE

5/18/63

Battle - Vicksburg, Mississippi

8/31/65

Mustered Out - Missouri 30th Volunteer Infantry - Missouri

Related Records

Search for related Service Records