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I find now Samuel Gibson was in Co C of Perkins' Btln and is listed on such on this posting I found on Mo Div, SCV.
We have his D.C, probate records, but no record of where in our cemetery he is. There is a James Gibson listed born 1880 and no idea where he is buried either, but no one else's name from his known family that you sent earlier..

Perkin's Battalion Missouri Infantry CSA

Recruited by a Capt. Caleb Perkins. It was composed primarily of men recruited North of the Missouri river. It started off being a Cavalry unit. Around Sept. 1864 it managed to cross the Missouri river and head South. Perkins' Battalion was assigned to Col. Chas. H. Tyler's brigade of Mo. recruits. Lt. Col. Caleb Perkins was 1st Commander and later commanded by Lt. Col. Quinton Peacher. It accompanied Gen. Sterling Price on his 1864 Missouri raid. In Dec. 1864 the unit was dismounted and used as infantry. In April 1865 it was assigned to Mitchell's Infantry brigade, Parson's Division.

Perkins' battalion was paroled June 7th at Alexandria, LA. No muster rolls are known to exist. The only roster available is that compiled from POW records.

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