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Fredericktown, MO


M. Jeff Thompson

Forces Engaged: 2,500 - 3,500

Killed: Unk

Wounded: Unk

Captured or Missing: Unk

Total: 67

October 21, 1861

Part of the Trans-Mississippi


Madison County, MO

Union Victory

Confederate Official Records

Major J. M. Schofield

First Missouri Light Artillery

Brig. Gen. M. Jeff. Thompson

Missouri State Guard

J. R. Purvis

Assistant Adjutant-General (Confederate)

Major D. F. Shall

C. S. Army

Co-operation with Thompson's forces

Lieutenant Colonel Adne Lowe

Missouri State Guard


Joseph B. Plummer

Colonel William P. Carlin

Forces Engaged: 1,500

Killed: 25

Wounded: 40

Captured or Missing: 80

Total: 145

Union Official Records

Colonel C. C. March

Twentieth Illinois Infantry

 Engagement at Fredericktown, with complimentary letter from General Grant

Lieut. Col. W. E. Panabaker

Eleventh Missouri Infantry

Captain W. Stewart

Illinois Cavalry

Lieutenant P. H. White

Battery B, First Illinois Light Artillery

Colonel William P. Carlin

Thirty-eighth Illinois Infantry

Colonel Conrad Baker

First Indiana Cavalry

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