Arkansas 1st (Stirman's) Cavalry Regiment



 


  • HISTORICAL NOTES:

      1st (Stirman's) Battalion Sharpshooters, formerly Brooks' 1st Arkansas Cavalry Battalion, was organized during the summer of 1862. The unit was attached to General M.E. Bgrann's command, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and fought at Port Gibson and Vicksburg where it was captured on July 4, 1863. After being exchanged, it returned to Arkansas and became Stirman's Arkansas Cavalry Battalion.

  • OFFICERS:

      Lieutenant Colonel Henry W. Bridges and Ras. Stirman, and Major Lafayette Boone.

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