Enlisted March 1, 1862 at Miracle by E. D. Johnson for 3 years
Company C, 6th Regiment Missouri State Militia Cavalry
24 year old Farmer, dark complexion, brown hair, 5’ 10”, born at Richland, Ohio
May, 1862 - Absent, crippled at Cameron by wagon running over his foot and was taken home, Mirabile, Mo.
October, 1863 - Absent on scout in Ark. in pursuit of Cabbel & Coffey
January, 1864 - Absent, scouting in S. W. District, Mo.
February, 1864 - Absent detached on escort to Yellville, Ark. Feby. 24, 04’
May, 1864 - Absent Det. as Escort since May 20, 64’
October, 1864 - Absent, on scout since October 30, 64’
November, 1864 - Absent, detached as guard for prisoner to Rolla, Mo. since Nov. 7, 64’
Febryarty, 1865 - Loss, Feb’y. 22, 65’, Springfield, Discharged, term of service expired [March 5, 1865 @ St. Louis]
Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations From the State of Missouri.
in the U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938
Name: Peter Brooks
Birth Year: abt 1837
Keyed Birth Location: Ohio
Birth State: Ohio
Admitted Year: 1921
Age at Admission: 84
Branch: Western Branch
Wife Mary M. Brooks, Cameron, Mo.