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Howard County Militia

Source: History of Howard and Cooper Counties, 1883, p. 278.

The following are the names of the officers of the various militia companies of Howard County:

  • Boonsboro Township - W. A. ELKINS, captain; G. A. KNOX, first lieutenant; W. R. QUINLY, second lieutenant.
  • Franklin Township - Hugh W. STEWART, captain; Charles CANOLE, first lieutenant; N. ROLLINS, second lieutenant.
  • Moniteau Township - George M. PIPES, captain; M. M. BASEY, first lieutenant; Zach. CREWS, second lieutenant.
  • Bonne Femme Township - Platoon - J. N. SMITH, first lieutenant.
  • Prairie Township - W. S. LYNCH, captain; W. A. GREEN, first lieutenant; Thomas MONTGOMERY, second lieutenant.
  • Chariton Township - June WILLIAMS, captain; Martin GREEN, first lieutenant; Peter LAND, second lieutenant.
  • Richmond Township - James H. FELAND, captain; Joseph PEELER, first lieutenant; William SHAFROTH, second lieutenant.
  • Colored Companies - Richmond and part of Bonne Femme - R. J. PATTON, captain; Woolman GIBSON, first lieutenant; A. M. Fielding, second lieutenant.
  • Moniteau and part of Bonne Femme - No officers.
  • Franklin and part of Boonsboro - No officers.
  • Chariton - W. P. ETHERIDGE, captain.
  • Prairie Platoon - John QUINN, first lieutenant.
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