|Portraits of Missouri and Illinois Civil War Union Officers|
Companions of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States: an Album Containing Portraits of Members of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (New York: L.R. Hamersly, 1901, 337 p.) is located at the St. Louis Public Library's Central Library (Stacks- 923.5 Reference).
Portraits are in cameo format, and measure 3" high x 2.25" wide. Each portrait is accompanied by a brief caption which lists name, rank, military unit, years of service, and Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS) Commandery to which the man belonged. MOLLUS was an organization for men who had served as officers in the Union Army, Navy, or Marine Corps during the Civil War. Sons of members were also eligible for membership in the organization. Men were included in this index if they served in a Missouri or Illinois Civil War regiment, or belonged to the Missouri or Illinois MOLLUS Commanderies after the war.
Abbreviations include: Co.: Company
U.S.A.: United States Army (regulars)
U.S.C.T.: United States Colored Troops
U.S.N.: United States Navy
U.S.V.: United States Volunteers
Standard postal abbreviations for the states are also used in this index. Each entry usually includes the following information: name, highest rank achieved, military unit, MOLLUS Commandery, and page number.
|Abadie, Eugene S.: Missouri Commandery (no other information
Ackerman, Thomas F.: Asst. Engineer: Missouri Commandery: p.297.
Atkins, Smith D.: Major General, U.S.V.: Illinois Commandery: p.198.
Ballard, George S.:
Illinois Commandery (no other information given): p.22.
Carkener, Stuart: Captain, 33rd MO Infantry, Co. G: Missouri Commandery
Daugherty, James Fletcher: Captain, 10th MO Infantry, Co. H: Iowa
Fitzpatrick, James C.: Illinois Commandery (no other information given): p.299.
Grier, John Alexander: Chief Engineer, U.S.N.: Illinois Commandery: p.152.
Hamilton, Elisha B.: 1st Lieutenant, 118th IL Infantry: Illinois
Insley, M. H.: Chief Quartermaster, Dept. of the Missouri: Kansas Commandery: p.212.
Laudemann, Otto Charles Bernhard: Captain, 3rd MO Infantry, Co. F: Wisconsin
McEntee, Charles Stuart: 2nd Lieutenant, 43rd NY Infantry, Co. B:
Illinois Commandery: p.152.
Noble, John W.: Brigadier General, U.S.V.: Missouri Commandery: p.286.
Peters, Matthew H.: Major, 74th OH Infantry: Illinois Commandery: p.153.
Reece, Jasper N.: Captain, 138th IL Infantry: commandery not given: p.175.
Sharman, Charles H.: Adjutant, 33rd IA Infantry: Missouri Commandery: p.205.
Townshend, Smith: Major, 32nd IL Infantry: District of Columbia Commandery:
Viele, Charles D.: Colonel, 4th U.S. Cavalry: Illinois Commandery: p.185.
Walcott, Morgan: Ensign, U.S. Navy: Illinois Commandery: p.211.
Yates, Richard: Governor of Illinois: commandery not given: p.313.
Young, John: Lieutenant, U.S.V.: Illinois Commandery: p.292.
Compiled by Thomas A. Pearson
Special Collections Department
St. Louis Public Library
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