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Burials of the Dead: Military Burials in St. Louis During the Civil War.” St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly 14:4 (Winter 1981): 103.

Article about military burials during the Civil War (NOT a list of men buried).

Confederate Roll of Honor: Missouri. Edited and compiled by Leslie Anders. Warrensburg, MO: West Central Missouri Genealogical Society and Library, Inc., 1989. HG-973.76 HG-973.76

Extensive listing of Confederate soldiers from Missouri who were killed during the Civil War.

Eddlemon, Sherida K. Missouri Birth and Death Records. Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, 1995, vol. 1. HG-929.3778

Includes sections on St. Louis firemen’s deaths, 1861-1914, and miscellaneous Catholic Church burial records.

Old Cemeteries of St. Louis County, Missouri. St. Louis, MO: St. Louis Genealogical Society, 1982-, 4 vols. HG-929.3778.

Volume 2 listings are mostly for the period 1840-1920; volume 3 listings are mostly for the period 1850-1910; and volume 4 listings are mostly for the period 1860-1900.

Parker, Edward. Missouri Union Burials, Missouri Units. Columbia, MO: State Historical Society of Missouri, 1989. HG-973.7478

Listings abstracted from the Roll of Honor listings compiled by the Quartermaster Department of the U.S. Army shortly after the Civil War.

Parker, Edward. Selected Union Burials: Missouri Units. Columbia, MO: State Historical Society of Missouri, 1988-1993. HG,ST-973.7478.

Reamy, Martha, and William Reamy. Index to the Roll of Honor. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994. HG-973.76

Selected Records of the War Department Relating to Confederate Prisoners of War, 1861-1865 (microfilm set- 145 reels). Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1965-1966. MI-973.772

In St. Louis, the McDowell Medical College building was used as a prison for Confederate soldiers and sympathizers. The building was referred to as Gratiot Street Prison. There was also a second smaller prison on Lynch Street; prisoners could be sent to the Alton Prison or to the state penitentiary in Jefferson City.

St. Louis and St. Louis County, Missouri Probate Records: vol. 3, 1861-1869. St. Louis, Mo.: St. Louis Genealogical Society, 1985. HG-929.3778

Stanley, Lois, George F. Wilson, and Maryhelen Wilson. Death Records From Missouri Newspapers, January 1861-December 1865. St. Louis, MO: L. Stanley, 1983. HG-929.3778

United States. Quartermaster’s Corps. Roll of Honor: Names of Soldiers Who Died in Defense of the American Union, Interred in the National Cemeteries. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994. 27 vols. reprinted in 8 vols. HG-973.76

Volume 20 has listings for Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery; volume 18 has listings for the Springfield National Cemetery (Wilson’s Creek). There are other listings for Missouri burials in vols. 9, 10, 12, 13, and 19.

Woodruff, Audrey L. “Statewide Obituaries for the Years 1865-1866 Taken From the St. Louis Christian Advocate.” In Missouri Miscellany (1976-1983), vol. IV, pp. 1-31. HG-929.3778

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