The Enrolled Missouri Militia was a state militia organization of Missouri in 1862 during the American Civil War. It was a part-time force whose primary purpose was to serve as garrison and infrastructure guards, both to augment the Unionist Missouri State Militia in defense versus raids and to free the Missouri State Militia for offensive operations versus Confederate guerrillas and recruiters.
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... Since the enrolled militia were called up locally as needed and uniforms were not provided, they did not create an unmanageable financial burden ... The formation of the Enrolled Missouri Militia was an arrangement between Schofield and Gamble that had not received the full consent of the Federal authorities ... Eventually another organization, the Provisional Enrolled Missouri Militia, would be formed from the more reliable militia ...
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