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13th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry

     

  • HISTORICAL NOTES:

      The Arkansas 13th Infantry Regiment was organized during the late spring and mustered in Confederate service in July, 1861. Its members were recruited in Phillips, Arkansas, and Monroe counties. Serving in the Western Department it fought at Belmont, then moved east of the Mississippi River. After taking an active part in the Battle of Shiloh and the Kentucky Campaign, the unit was assigned to General Liddell's and Govan's Brigade, Army of Tennessee. It was consolidated with the 15th (Cleburne's-Polk's-Josey's) Regiment at Murfreesboro and with the 5th Regiment in September, 1863. The regiment participated in the campaigns of the army from Chickamauga to Atlanta, was with Hood in Tennessee, and saw action in North Carolina. It lost thirty-three percent of the 306 engaged at Shiloh, and there were 6 killed and 23 wounded at Richmond. The 13th/15th reported 68 casualties in the fight at Murfreesborough. The 5th/13th lost forty-five percent of the 450 at Chickamauga, had 21 men disabled at Ringgold Gap, totalled 321 men and 222 arms in December, 1863, and reported 112 casualties at the Battle of Atlanta. It surrendered on April 26, 1865.

  • OFFICERS:

      Colonels L. Featherston, James A. McNeely, John E. Murry, and James C. Tappan; Lieutenant Colonels A.R. Brown, R. A. Duncan, A. D. Grayson, and Peter V. Green; and Majors E. A. Howell and George B. Hunt.

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    Hooker, Col. Charles E.
    - Confederate Military History - Arkansas Volume
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    Rigdon, John C.
    The Civil War in Arkansas
     
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    Arkansas Civil War Soldiers Index
     
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    The Southern Historical Society Papers
     
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