American Civil War in Missouri

Randolph County, Missouri

Randolph County, MissouriDate of Organization: January 22, 1829

County Population in 1850: 7,283
County Slave Population in 1850: 2,156

County Population in 1860: 8,788
County Slave Population in 1860: 2,619

County Population in 1870: 15,908


Randolph County Institutions

Randolph County Historical Society














Manuscript Collections

  • H. C. Vaughn Diary
  • William Vaughan Diary
  • Books

    Reminiscences of One Who Suffered in the Lost Cause
      by: C. H. Hance

    Actions, Skirmishes, and Battles

    January 8, 1862 – Action at Roan’s Tan Yard involving Iowa’s 1st Cavalry, Missouri’s 1st and 2nd Cavalries, a detachment of Ohio’s 4th Cavalry, and Ohio’s 4th Independent Company Cavalry.
    November 9, 1862 – Skirmish at Huntsville involving Missouri’s 6th State Militia Cavalry.
    May 8, 1864 – Skirmish in Randolph County involving Missouri’s 3rd State Militia Cavalry.
    July 15, 1864 – Attack at Huntsville involving Missouri’s Enrolled Militia.
    July 16, 1864 – Skirmish on Fayette Road near Huntsville involving Colorado’s 2nd Cavalry alongside a detachment of Missouri’s 4th State Militia Cavalry.
    July 23 & 24, 1864 – Operations in Randolph County involving Missouri’s 6th State Militia Cavalry and a detachment of Illinoi’s 17th Cavalry.
    July 24, 1864 – Skirmish at Huntsville involving Illinois’ 17th Cavalry (Company G).
    August 7, 1864 – Skirmish at Huntsville involving detachments of Missouri’s 9th State Militia Cavalry and 46th Enrolled Militia.
    September 25, 1864 – Affair at Huntsville involving Missouri’s Enrolled Militia.