Richard H. Rodgers, Private, Company B, 6th Regiment Missouri Infantry, enlisted February 27, 1862* at Cave Creek, Ark. by Col. Martin for 12 months, appointed Quarter Master Sergeant July 1/August 26, 1862, captured at Vicksburg, Miss. July 4, 1863, paroled July 7, 1863, absent on Secret Service August 11, 1864, returned and left command without leave November 1, 1864, deserted at Tuscumbia, Miss. November 3,** description on enlistment: 26 year old Merchant, born in Virginia, resident of Independence, Jackson County, Mo.
* Served in Capt. Campbell’s squad [?] as Cavalry from Feb. 27, 1862 to Apr. 13, 1862
** There are no muster rolls in his file from this date, hence, we do not know if he later returned to the regiment
Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Missouri