Daviess County Musters for “Mormon War”

Captain John Comers led the Missouri Mounted Militia, 3rd Division Daviess County, which mustered into duty on Oct. 29, 1838, to engage in the “Mormon War” in Missouri. This unit was discharged on Nov. 3, 1838. Those who served are listed as follows:

Captain John Comers led the Missouri Mounted Militia, 3rd Division Daviess County, which mustered into duty on Oct. 29, 1838, to engage in the “Mormon War” in Missouri. This unit was discharged on Nov. 3, 1838. Those who served are listed as follows:

Pinkerton, John, 1st Sergeant

Banning, Jeremiah, 2nd Sergeant

Pritchard, George, 3.0 Sergeant

Smith, Isaac, 4th Sergeant

Ashby, Loyd, Pvt.

Atkinson, Joseph M. W., Pvt.

Atkinson, William C., Pvt.

Aubry, Henry, Pvt.

Barer, Isaac, Pvt.

Below, J. J., Pvt.

Blakely, Pleasant, Pvt.

Campbell, Jeremiah, Pvt.

Covington, Phillip, Pvt.

Creekmore, E. B., Pvt.

Darnaby, John S., Pvt.

Dryden, J. J., Pvt.

Etherton, John, Pvt.

Girdner, James, Pvt.

Gross, W. B., Pvt.

Gruff, E. T., Pvt.

Hatcher, Richard, Pvt.

Howell, M. R., Pvt.

Job, A. J., .Pvt.

Job, Robert, Pvt.

Job, W. W., Pvt.

Kelly, Jesse, Pvt.

Leaper, Henry, Pvt.

McDow, Samuel, Pvt.

McGonicle, James, Pvt.

McKavery, William, Pvt.

Miller, Allen, Pvt.

Morgan, Evin, Pvt.

Morgan, Henry, Pvt.

Netherton, J. N., Pvt.

Pennington, Francis P., Pvt.

Perman, Gilas, Pvt.

Price, Addison, Pvt.

Renfrow, John, Pvt.

Roberts, Jacob, Pvt.

Splawn, John, Pvt.

Stokes, John, Pvt.

Vanderpool, John, Pvt.

Wilson, James, Pvt.

Yates, George, Pvt.

— researched by David Stark, based on writings from The Jefferson Republican (a newspaper published in Jefferson City, MO., 1827-1844, according to the Missouri Historical Review, Vol. 4 No. 1)