Who was Turner anyway?

Who was Turner anyway?

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A Turner Bugler, 2004

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Company K, 1st Missouri Light Artillery

Company K, 1st Missouri Light Artillery

Co. K at Pilot Knob, MO, 2010

Members of Company K, 1st Missouri Light Artillery, work their Parrott at the 2010 reenactment of the Battle of Pilot Knob at the Fort Davidson State Historic Site in Pilot Knob, Missouri.

Company K is the Turner Brigade’s large-gun battery. The battery now fields two full-scale 10-pounder Parrott rifles.

With its large guns, Company K represents Turner artillery at national events, serving with guns of the Frontier Battalion, Frontier Brigade, 1st Federal Division. Members of both Companies of Turner artillery served on Company K’s guns at the 2012 and 2002 reenactments of the Battle of Shiloh, 2011 and 2000 reenactments of the Battle of Wilson’s Creek, at the 1999 reenactment of the Battle of Chickamauga, and at the 135th Anniversary Reenactment of the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1998.

For an official history of the various units of the 1st Missouri Light Artillery during the War of the Rebellion, read the excerpt of Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Missouri for the Year ending December 31, 1865.

For information about Company K, contact:

Capt. Gary Dunakey, Company K commander

or 1Sgt. Mike Ravetta