Thursday, April 25, 2013

William Bush In A Missouri Company

The Missouri Digital Heritage site contains some soldiers' records from 1812.

Line #9 (not shown above):
 BUSH, WILLIAM B.  War of 1812  Capt. Peter Craig's Company

"The most famous of these expeditions was that made in 1814 by a company of mounted rangers raised by Peter Craig of Cape Girardeau county. Many of the members of the company had served under Captain Ramsay in 1813; they were now enlisted for a period of one year to serve on the frontiers of Missouri and Illinois, and they became a part of a regiment commanded by Colonel William Russell. This company did very much service during these Indian troubles and fought the famous battle of the Sink Hole."  William B. Bush was named as a private. [Source]

See a bio of James L. Bush, son of William B. Bush.

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