Captain Patrick Caniff, 5th Missouri Infantry, CSA

1838

  • Patrick was born in Ireland.

1860

  • July 6: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in St. Louis, MO showed Patrick, a harness maker, living as a boarder with a Murray family.

1861

  • December 7: Enlisted in the C.S. Army at St. Clair County, MS.

1862

  • January 28: Promoted to Captain.
  • July to December: Company Muster Rolls. Present.

1863

  • January to June: Company Muster Rolls. Present.
  • July 4: Patrick was captured at Vicksburg.
  • July 7: Patrick was paroled at Vicksburg.
  • July to December: Company Muster Rolls. Present.

1864

  • January to August: Company Muster Rolls. Present.
  • November 30: Fought at the Battle of Franklin. He was killed in action.