Arkansas 1st (Dobbins) Cavalry Regiment



 


The Arkansas 1st Cavalry Regiment was organized with eight companies (A-H) in April, 1863 by increasing Chrisman's Arkansas Cavalry Battalion to near-regimental strength. The roster of Chrismanís Battalion has only a handful of names which do not appear in the roster of the 1st Cavalry.

The 1st Cavalry regiment was broken up on January 3, 1864, and the men reassigned to Morgan's 2nd Arkansas Cavalry Regiment.

  • OFFICERS:

      Colonel: Archibald S. Dobbins
      Major: Samuel M. Corley.

  • ASSIGNMENTS:

      Assigned to the Arkansas Cavalry Brigade in Walker's Division in June, 1863.
      As a part of The Arkansas 2nd Cavalry:
      Assigned to W.A. Crawford's, J.C. Wright's, and W.F. Slemon's Brigade

  • SERVICE:

      Helena
      Little Rock
      Terry's Ferry
      Fourche Bayou
      Pine Bluff (October 25, 1863)

      As a part of The Arkansas 2nd Cavalry:
      Poison Spring
      Price's Missouri Expedition
      Mine Creek

  • ROSTERS:

  • BIBLIOGRAPHY:

  • REFERENCES:

    Researching this unit?
    Here's what's available.
    Hooker, Col. Charles E.
    - Confederate Military History - Arkansas Volume
    Paperback
    $45.00
    CD-ROM
    $15.00
    Rigdon, John C.
    The Civil War in Arkansas
     
    CD-ROM
    $35.00
    Rigdon, John C.
    Historical Sketch and Roster of the AR 1st Cavalry Regiment (Dobbins)
    Paperback
    $25.00
    CD-ROM
    $15.00

    EBOOK
    $12.95
    Rigdon, John C.
    Arkansas Civil War Soldiers Index
     
    CD-ROM
    $15.00
    The Southern Historical Society Papers
     
    CD-ROM
    $69.95

    Ordering via EMAIL is easy.

    Click Here

    Orders may also be sent via U.S. Snail to:
    Eastern Digital Resources
    5705 Sullivan Point Drive
    Powder Springs, GA 30127

    Tel: (803) 661-3102


  •