Honoring All Who Served

    

“Honoring All Who Served” 

November 11, Veterans Day, is the day set aside to honor and thank all those who served honorably in the military - in wartime or peace - and to acknowledge that their contributions and sacrifices are appreciated.

Links: History of Veteran’s Day: http://www.va.gov/vetsday/page.cfm?pg=3A

 Add to Civil War:  Missouri State Archives presents the Missouri's Union Provost Marshal Papers: 1861-1866 http://www.sos.state.mo.us/archives/provost/ type in Monroe for county

 General Military Info: http://www.cyndislist.com/military.htm

Korean War:  http://korea50.army.mil/

Unites States Daughters of 1812:  http://www.iaw.com/~jsek/usd1812.htm  

America’s Wars  

War Dates Total Service members Battle Deaths/ Service Deaths Non-Mortal Woundings

 

 

 

 

 

Revolutionary War

1775 – 1783

184 – 250,000

4,435

6,188

War of 1812

1812 – 1815

286,730

2,260

4,505

Indian Wars

App. 1817 - 1898

106,000

1,000

Not available

Mexican War

1846 – 1848

78,718

1,733/11,550

4,152

Civil War

1861 – 1865

2,213,363 (U)

600,000 – 1,500,000 (C)

140,414/ 224,097 (U)

74,524/

59,297# (C)

281,881 (U)

Unknown (C)

Spanish-American War

1898 - 1902

306,760

(Worldwide)

385/2,061

1,662

WWI*

1917 - 1918

4,734,991

53,402/63,114

204,002

WWII**

1941 - 1945

16,112,566

291,557/113,842

671,846

Korean War***

1950 – 1953

5,720,000

33,686/20,060

103,284

Vietnam War****

1964 – 1975

9,200,000

47,410/

est 42,788

153,303

Gulf War*****

1990 – 1991

2,322,332

147/1,194

467

 

#An estimated additional 26,000 to 31,000 died in Union prisons.

*Living veterans: less than 500 based on 2000 census.

**Living veterans: 4,651,000 based on 2000 census.

***Living veterans:3,728,000 based on 2000 census.

 ****Living veterans: 8,382,000 based on 2000 census.

 *****Living veterans: 1,852,000 based on 2000 census.

  

Monroe County Veterans - Unknown

 

 

 

 

 

Name

Rank

Unit

Died

Buried

Nathing, Edward B.

Unk

Co L, Mo SM Cav

Unk

Hickory Grove

Smith, Williard C.

Pvt

349 Inf 88 Div

Unk

Madison

Walters, William J.

A2C

US Air Force

1956

Madison

  

Monroe County Veterans – Revolutionary War

 

 

 

 

 

Name

Rank

Unit

Died

Buried

Arnold, Hardy

Unk

Unk

Nov 1833

St Paul

Greenwell, Ignatius

Unk

Unk

Sep 1847

St Paul

  

Monroe County Veterans – Mexican War

 

 

 

 

 

Name

Rank

Unit

Died

Buried

Carter, William H.

Unk

Unk

Jun 1910

Cedar Grove

Dulany, Garl

Unk

Unk

Unk

Unk

Jacks, Milton

Unk

Mo Vol

1875

Unk

Smith, Oliver

Unk

Unk

Unk

Unk

Spaulding, Thomas Aaron

Unk

Mo Regt Co E

1896

St Peters

Sproul, Dr. Samuel M.

Unk

Unk

1875

(California)

  

Monroe County Veterans – Spanish-American War

 

 

 

 

 

Name

Rank

Unit

Died

Buried

Brownfield, Orion

Sgt

Co B 6th US Cav

Unk

Unk

Morton, Hiram S.

Unk

5 Mo Inf Co K

Unk

Mt Zion

Ritter, Alvis F.

Pvt

Co I, 4 Regt Mo Inf

Jun 1956

Holy Rosary

  

Monroe County Veterans – Others Who Served

 

 

 

 

 

Name

Rank

Unit

Status

Notes

Overfelt, John

A/1C

US Air Force

Living

1952-56; LA, UT, England

 Complete Source Listings:

Cemetery Records of Monroe Co, Mo; Madison, MO; Vol III Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry

Catholic Cemeteries of Ralls & Monroe Co, MO by J.A. Buckman

Various records provided by Ms. Elaine Clickner

Nannie Brown Collection of newspaper articles; Kathleen Wilham

Paris Mercury Newspaper Abstracts 1875-77; Kathleen Wilham

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