Arkansas Civil War Soldiers Service Records

This CD contains service records of Arkansas soldiers. It contains notes and reference material gathered from many sources plus the actual microfilm images of the service record cards for Arkansas units from the National Archives.

This database contains 104,000 entries. This CD incorporates links to each soldier's record plus additional information we have accumulated from our research. The Alabama Civil War Soldiers Index containing 106,000 names is included showing the units of service for each man and a bibliography of available books to aid in your research.

Many of the men included on this CD have biographical sketches, burial records, and genealogical information not found in the microfilmed service records.

SAMPLE ENTRY ROSS, J.A. Maj. - Enl 12 Oct 1861 at Little Rock, AR. Appointed adjutant 10 Nov 1862(?). Captured 15 Dec 1864 at Nashville, TN and sent to MP at Johnson's Island, OH 20 Dec 1864. Released 4 Jun 1865. Ht 6', eyes blue, hair lt, complx lt, residence: Arkadelphia, AR.

Sources used / incorporated on this CD.

  • Harrell, John M. Confederate Military History - Arkansas Volume
  • The Southern Historical Society Papers Vol. 15. This book is commonly referred to as The Appomattox Roster
  • Vicksburg Parole Records
  • The South in the Building of a Nation
  • Reminisciences of Eleven Arkansas, Missouri, and Texas Light Batteries in the Civil War

  • Compiled Service Records by unit:
    ARIZONA Herbert's Battalion, Cavalry ARKANSAS First Cavalry (Crawford's) First Cavalry (Dobbin's) First Cavalry (Monroe's) First Mounted Rifles First Battalion (Stirman's), Cavalry First State Cavalry Second Cavalry Second Mounted Rifles Third Cavalry Sixth Battalion, Cavalry Seventh Cavalry Eighth Cavalry Tenth Cavalry (Witt's) Forty-fifth Cavalry Forty-sixth Cavalry (Crabtree's) Forty-seventh Cavalry (Crandall's) Anderson's Unattached Battalion, Cavalry Carlton's Cavalry Gipson's Battalion, Mounted Rifles Gordon's Cavalry Harrell's Battalion, Cavlary McGehee's Cavalry Poe's Battalion, Cavalry Witherspoon's Battalion, Cavalry Wright's Cavalry Abraham's Co., Mounted Volunteers Baker's Co., Mounted Volunteers Hooker's Co., Mounted Volunteers Reeve's Co., Cavalry Fifth Battery, Light Artillery Clarkson's Battery, Light Artillery (Helena Artillery) fitter's Battery, Light Artillery Hart's Battery, Light Artillery Key's Battery, Light Artillery Marshall's Battery, Light Artillery Owen's Battery, Light Artillery Pine Bluff Artillery River's Battery, Light Artillery Thrall's Battery, Light Artillery Wiggins' Battery, Light Artillery Zimmerman's Battery, light Artillery First Volunteers First Infantry (Consolidated) First Infantry (Colquitt's) Second Volunteers Second Infantry Second Infantry (Consolidated) Second Battalion, Infantry Third Infantry Fourth Infantry Fourth Battalion, Infantry Fifth Infantry Fifth Militia Fifth State Infantry Sixth Infantry Seventh Infantry Seventh Militia Eighth Infantry Eighth Battalion, Infantry Ninth Infantry Tenth Infantry Tenth Militia Eleventh Infantry Eleventh and Seventeenth Consolidated Infantry (Griffith's) Twelfth Infantry Twelfth Battalion, Sharpshooters Thirteenth Infantry Thirteenth Militia Fourteenth Infantry (McCarver's)

    Fourteenth Infantry (Powers') Fifteenth Infantry (Johnson's) Fifteenth Infantry (Josey's) Fifteenth Infantry (Northwest) Fifteenth Militia Sixteenth Infantry Seventeenth Infantry (Griffith's) Seventeenth Infantry (Lemoyne's) Eighteenth Infantry Eighteenth Infantry (Marmaduke's) Nineteenth Infantry (Dawson's) Nineteenth Infantry (Cookery's) Twentieth Infantry Twenty-first Infantry Twenty-first Militia Twenty-third through Twenty-seventh Infantry

    Thirtieth through Thirty-eighth Infantry Forty-fifth Militia Fiftieth Militia Fifty-first Militia Fifty-eighth Militia Sixty-second Militia Borland's Infantry Coeke's Infantry Crawford's Battalion, Infantry Desha County Battalion, Militia Hardy's Infantry Williamson's Battalion, Infantry Capt. Ballard's Co., Infantry Capt. Clayton's Co., Infantry Clear Lake Independent Guards, Infantry Ernest's Co., Infantry Hutchison's Co., Infantry Kuykendall's Co., Infantry Louis' Co., Militia Sparks' Co., Infantry Willett's Co., Infantry Miscellaneous, Arkansas

    Cemetery Records:

  • Confederate Graves in the City of Williamsburg, VA.
  • Confederate Dead of Canton, Mississippi
  • Register of the Confederate Dead in the Richmond, VA Hollywood Cemetery
  • Sons of Union Veterans Graves Registration Database
  • Find A Grave
  • Gettysburg Dead
  • Aiken County, SC Burials

  • Prisoner of War Records

    For Additional Research