Arkansas 1st Infantry Battalion





HISTORICAL NOTES:
The 1st Battalion, Arkansas Infantry was organized at Cassville and Springfield, Missouri, June to August, 1862, and mustered in at Springfield, Missouri, August 7, 1862. Virtually nothing is known of this unit. It is sometimes confused with / referred to as the 2nd Arkansas Battalion and the 8th Arkansas Battalion, but the three appear to be distinct units. This unit was part of the skirmish near Van Buren April 2, 1865. The regiment mustered out August 20, 1865.

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Field Staff and Band
Company A
Company B
Company C
Company D
Company E
Company F
Company G




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REFERENCES:
REF: Crute - Units of the Confederate States Army
Sifakis - Compendium of the Confederate Armies
Wikipedia
Our research has identified 255 Confederate Units and 10 Union Units formed in Arkansas. Only two of these units, the 6th Infantry and the 16th Infantry have full regimental histories available. For most of these units our Historical Sketch and Roster books are all that are available.


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