Courtois Hills of the Ozarks

Courtois Hills of the Ozarks
The sub-regions of the Ozarks (from Rafferty, The Ozarks: land and li

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Sgt. Jonathan Jordan 1831-1900

The Compiled Service Record
of  Sgt. Jonathan Jordan 
Co "F" 12th Missouri Infantry

Corp. Jonathan Jordan enlisted in Oregon County, Missouri August 2, 1862. He was present in camp on
October 31, 1862 when the regimental muster took place.
One month and 18 days he served as corporal before being promoted to Sargent.

On December 31, 1862 it was not
stated if Jonathan was present or not
for this muster.You might notice a difference in this card compared to the previous card. Here additional information about the regiment is included. It had previously been known as "White's Regiment, Missouri Volunteers."

Last week of April 1863 Sgt. Jonathan Jordan
was present for regimental muster.

Sgt. Jonathan Jordan was present for regimental muster
on August 31, 1863.

The February 1864 regimental muster found
Sgt. Jonathan Jordan present in camp. 

After the formal surrender by Gen. E. K. Smith on
May 26, 1865 at New Orleans, LA, Jonathan Jordan
was paroled and allowed to return home on
June 8, 1865. For more information about the regiment
and to view a roster go to:


Organized at Camp Brewer, Oregon County, Missouri on the 15th day of August 1862 and immediately started for Camp McBrideon Little Black River in Randolph County, Arkansas distant forty miles (40) Remaining at this place from Aug. 18 to Aug. 31 when we were attacked by the Federals and forced to retreat to Pocahontas, thirty miles distant. Remained at Pocahontas until Oct. 11, 1862 at which time we started to Yellville, Marion County, Arkansas. One hundred and twenty miles distant which place we reached on the 22nd day of October. Thence marched to Van Buren, distant by the route (Over).

travelled about two hundred and fifty miles. Remained at Van Buren Arkansasuntil Nov. 29th, 1862 at which time we started for Prairie Grove, distant  forty miles. Reached this place Dec. 7, 1862 and took part in the battle on that day. The loss to this company in this engagement was: -Four killed: two mortally wounded, three severly, two slightly, making a total of seven wounded we then returned to Van Buren, Arkansas distant forty miles and on the 27th day of December took up our line of  march for Little Rock, Arkansas, and the 31st day of December found us on the road forty miles distant from Van Buren. Total distance travelled from our organization to December 31, 1862 is five hundred and sixty miles.

(signed) Thomas D. Lashley, Capt Commanding Company

Commenced march from Camp Anderson Arkansas May 31, 1863  enroute for Jacksonport, Arkansas
and arrived there on the 8th day of June, 1863, distance 110 miles. Commenced march for Helena on the 20th day of June, 1863 and arrived there on the 4th day of July, on which day 23 men of Comp. were in the engagement of that day and place. 1 Captain killed; 1 private killed; 1 private wounded (over) 

and 1 missing. Recommeced march for Camp Martin, Green, Arkansas on the 5th of July, 1863 and arrived there last July following distance 125 miles.

This Company left Fort Bragg January 30th, 1864 and marched a distance of 35 miles to Camp Sumter
its present camp. (end of February, 1864) This company was temporarily attacthed to Company C  by Special Order No. 215 Nov. 25, 1863 from Brig. Hd Qtrs Nov. 25, 1863 and the Reg't was temporarily attached to the 10th Regt MO Inf

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