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U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006

Name: Jesse Raney
Service Info.: US ARMY CIVIL WAR
Death Date: 31 Jan 1862
Cemetery: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Cemetery Address: 2900 Sheridan Road St. Louis, MO 63125
Buried At: Section 25 Site 5758
U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865

Name: Jesse Raney
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Missouri
Regiment Name: 6 Missouri Infantry
Regiment Name Expanded: 6th Regiment, Missouri Infantry
Company: E
Rank In: Private
Rank In Expanded: Private
Rank Out: Private
Rank Out Expanded: Private
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Search Details

Rank: Private
Conflict: Civil War
Side: Union
Type of Unit: Infantry
Organization: Missouri Volunteers
Name of Unit: 6th Regiment Infantry Volunteers
Alternate Unit Name:
Company: E
Period of Service:
Record Group: Office of Adjutant General
Series Title: Record of Service Card, Civil War, 1861-1865
Box: 67
Reel: s850
Image: View Record
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
St. Louis, Missouri
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

Raney, Jesse , d. 01/31/1862, US Army, Plot: 25 0 5758, bur. 01/31/1862

Regimental History
Sixth Infantry

Sixth Infantry. -- Cols., Peter E. Bland, James H. Blood,
Delos Van Deusen; Lieut.-Cols., James H. Blood, Ira Boutell, Delos Van Deusen Patrick G. Galvin; Majs., Mahlon Weber, John W. Fletcher, William D. Coleman, James S. Temple, Ira Boutell, Joseph S. Gage, B. H. Peterson, James C. McGinnis, Fred A. Bragg.

The regiment was raised at St. Louis during the months of May and June, 1861. On July 10 it was ordered to Pilot Knob; was engaged on duty at various points within the state from that time until April, 1862, when it was ordered to Corinth, Miss., arriving there in time to take part in the battles about that place in June.

At Corinth it was attached to Gen. Sherman's division and was engaged in the operations about Holly Springs, Miss.; Lagrange and Moscow, Tenn., and in Oct. 1862, was attached to the 15th army corps. It was in the battle of Chickasaw Bluffs, and suffered heavily in losses at Arkansas Post, where it distinguished itself by its bravery.

It was then in the campaign against Vicksburg and the actions with the Confederates under Gen. Johnston after Pemberton's surrender. In Sept. 1863, it embarked at Vicksburg for Memphis, and from that place marched across Tennessee to reinforce Gen. Rosecrans at Chattanooga, arriving there in time to participate in the engagements of Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge.

From Chattanooga it was ordered to Knoxville, but in the early part of the year 1864 returned to Larkinsville, Ala., where the majority of the men reenlisted and received their veteran furlough. Upon its return to the field it was with Sherman in his advance upon Atlanta, taking part in the engagements at Resaca, Dallas, Kennesaw Mountain, the battles in front of Atlanta and Jonesboro; then followed Hood to the Little River, near Gadsden, Ala., returned to Atlanta and marched with Sherman to the sea.

It was encamped near Fort McAllister until Jan., 1865, when it was moved on transports to Beaufort, S. C. It was then engaged in the march through the Carolinas, making a gallant charge in the battle of Bentonville, where it drove back the enemy and held the ground thus gained until it could be reinforced.

After Johnston's surrender the regiment went to Washington and participated in the grand review. In June it was ordered to Little Rock, Ark. where it remained until Aug. 17, 1865, when the order for muster out was received.

It then returned to St. Louis and on the 23rd the men were paid off and discharged, after four years and two months of service. The adjutant-general says of this regiment in his report for 1865: "None of the Missouri regiments has done more honor to the service, nor will any hold a higher place in the history of the war."

Source: The Union Army, vol. 4, p. 258

Battles Fought
Fought on 2 Jun 1861.
Fought on 23 Jun 1861.
Fought on 15 Aug 1861.
Fought on 29 Dec 1862 at Chickasaw Bayou, MS.
Fought on 11 Jan 1863 at Arkansas Post, AR.
Fought on 19 May 1863 at Vicksburg, MS.
Fought on 22 May 1863 at Vicksburg, MS.
Fought on 15 May 1864 at Resaca, GA.
Fought on 27 Jun 1864.
Fought on 25 Aug 1864.
Fought on 31 Aug 1864 at Jonesboro, GA.
Fought on 28 Dec 1864.


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