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1st Missouri Infantry Colors at Franklin

Regimental Commander 1st/4th Missouri Consolidated

Hugh Garland joined the 1st Missouri Infantry as a captain in June 1861;
Major Garland was promoted to lieutenant colonel on May 16, 1863, and to colonel and commander of 1st & 4th Missouri Consolidated Infantry regiment on May 30, 1864. Colonel Garland was killed holding the regimental colors during the Brigades assault on Union fortifications at Franklin, Tennessee, on November 30, 1864.”