CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA
NARA Film Roll #29
Some additional information from Bryan Howerton research is added:
AKA: Benton Battalion
Commander: Michael W. Buster, Lt Col
As a matter of interest here's some information picked up several years about Buster's 15th Battalion Arkansas Cavalry:
It was organized On September 20, 1863, for
service in the Indian Territory, by taking the four Arkansas companies
of Clark's 9th Regiment Missouri Infantry and organizing them as a cavalry
command of Lieutenant-Colonel Michael W. Buster.
Co. I, 9th Missouri, became Co. A, Buster's
Co. G, 9th Missouri, became Co. B, Buster's Battalion.
Co. E, 9th Missouri, became Co. C, Buster's Battalion.
Co. D, 9th Missouri, became Co. D, Buster's Battalion.
Company A was from Crawford County;
Company C was from Logan County;
Companies B and D are believed to have been from Benton County.
FIELD OFFICERS AND STAFF, ETAL
BOUGHAN, R.A. AQM Age 44. Appointed 1Oct1863 in AR, born VA.
BROOKHART, J.F. Asst Surgeon. Elected 1Mar1864. Appointed in MO. Age 38, born in MD.
BUSTER, M.W. Lt Col. Elected 5Aug1862. Aptd from MO, age 39, born TN.
CROSSNEAUX, SAML Pvt In hospital at Shreveport, LA 17May1864.
DREAS, A.J. Sgt Paroled in Jun1865. Residence: St Louis, MO.
FIELDS, WILLIAM Pvt In hospital at Shreveport, LA 22Jun1864.
GROPHART, T. Sgt Major Paroled 15Jun1865 at Memphis, TN.
JONES, C. Chaplain Aptd 1Mar1864 from AR, age 40, born AR.
LAMBERT, ISAAC N. Pvt Paroled at Fayetteville, AR 29Oct1862.
LOWRY, WALKER Pvt Court Martial 11Mar1864.
McQUIRK, LEWIS Pvt Paroled 29Oct1862 at Fayetteville, AR.
ROBERTSON, F.S. Asst Adjutant Aptd 17Nov1862 from MO, age 36, born KY.
SHARP, STEPHEN D. Pvt In hospital at Shreveport, LA 20May1864.
SHUBARD, J.N. Pvt Paroled 29Oct1862 at Fayetteville, AR.
SOOTER, ANDREW Pvt Court Martial 11Jun1864.
WORTMAN, LEONIDAS Pvt Court Martial 11Jun1864.
GALLAHAN, W.T. Pvt Paroled 15Jun1865 at Memphis, TN.
MOORE, RANSOME 2Lt Aptd 1Jun1862 from MO, age 29, born AR.
RUDY, GEORGE H. 1Lt Aptd 1May1862 from AR, age 30, born VA.
SHARP, I.L. Pvt Paroled 8Jun1865 at Shreveport, LA.
STEWART, SAMUEL Cpt Aptd 16Nov1862 from AR, age 21, born AR.
WHITE, T.C. Pvt Paroled 8Jun1865 at Shreveport, LA.
WINFREY, JOHN F. Cpt Aptd 1Mar1862 from AR, age 41, born MS.
BREMMAN, HENRY Pvt Paroled 6Jun1865 at Monroe, LA.
CAMPBELL, A.S. 2Lt Elected 25May1862. Aptd from MO., age 25, born VA.
FORRESTER,. J.B. Cpt Elected 1May1862. Aptd from AR, age 35, born AR.
GARNOOR, G. Pvt Paroled 15Jun1865 at Memphis, TN.
GARWOOD, G. 3Lt Elected 6Jun1862. Aptd form MO. Age 29, born OH.
GLOVER, W.T. 1Lt Elected 25May1862. Aptd from MO, age 29, born KY. Paroled 15Jun1865 at Memphis, TN.
HART, LOUIS Cpl Paroled 6Jun1865 at Monroe, LA.
PALMORE, J.N. Pvt Paroled 8Jun1865 at Shreveport, LA.
PREYMON, L. Pvt Paroled 15Jun1865 at Memphis, TN.
SMITH, LYNN Pvt Paroled 26May1865 at Alexandria, LA.
STONE, R.M. Pvt Paroled 8Jun1865 at Shreveport, LA.
WENDERING, WILLIAM Pvt Paroled 8Jun1865 at Shreveport, LA.
BAILEY, THOMAS D. Pvt Captured 25Sep1863 in Moniteau, Co, MO and sent to MP Camp Morton, IN 11Nov1863. Released on oath 22Mar1865.
BEARN, JACOB 2Lt Age 24. Appointed 1Jun1862 in AR.
COX, W.B. Cpt Elected 1May1862. Aptd from MO, age 34, born MO.
JOHNSON, BENJAMIN F. 1Lt Elected 25May1862. Deserted 25Jul1863. Resigned 11May1864.
WOOD, CHARLES F. 3Lt Aptd 6Aug1862 from AR, Age 21. Court Martial 5Aug1864.
BAKER, JESSE Pvt Captured 24Feb1863 in Laclede Co, MO and sent to MP at St Louis, MO 17Apr1863 then to City Point, VA 2Jun1863. Disch 2Jun1863.
BRYANT, JOHN D. 2Lt Aptd 9Jan1863 in AR , age 21, born AR. Dropped 15Jun1864.
CORRIGAN, WILLIAM Pvt Paroled 8Jun1865at Shreveport, LA.
DUFFIN, S.F. 1Lt Elected 9Jan1863 from AR, age 31, born SC.
DUGAN, J. 1Lt Elected 9Jan1863. Aptd from AR. age 27, born Ireland. Paroled 8Jun1865 at Shreveport, LA.
MANDRELL, CHARLES Pvt Paroled 8Jun1865 at Shreveport, LA.
RITMAN, JOHN Pvt Paroled 15Jun1865 at Memphis, TN.
ROSE, J.F. Cpt Aptd 12Jul1862 from AR, age 32, born AR. Name dropped 15Jun1864.
BANNISTER, WILLIAM Pvt Captured 4Jan1864 in Benton, Co ?? and sent to MP at St Louis, MO then to Camp Douglas, IL 23Aug1864. Exchanged 23May1865 at New Orleans, LA.
CALVARD, BENJAMIN D. 2Lt Ref: Calvard, Benjamin D 2d AR Cav
HUNTER, BURNS Pvt Captured 4Jan1864 in ranklin Co, AR and sent to MP at St Louis, MO 14Feb1864 then to Alton, IL 15Jun1864 then to Camp Douglas, IL 23Aug1864 then to CAiro, IL for exchange 11Apr1865. Exchanged 4May1865 at New Orleans, LA.
HUNTER, HARVEY C. Pvt Captured 6Jan1864 in Franklin Co, AR and sent to MP at St Louis, MO 14Feb1864. Died of variola16Mar1864 at smallpox hospital, St Louis, MO.
HUNTER, JAMES F. Pvt Captured 4Jan1864 in Franklin Co, AR. and sent to MP at St Louis, MO 14Feb1864. Died of erysipelas 20Mar1864.
SAVAGE, JOSEPH I. Pvt Captured 23Jan1864 in Franklin Co, ARand sent to MP at St Louis, MO 4Feb1864.
SKAGGS, FRANKLIN H. Pvt Captured 23Jan1864 in Franklin Co, AR and sent to MP at Alton, IL 23Jan1864 then to Camp Douglas, IL 23Aug1864. Exchanged 2May1865 at New Orleans, LA.
ALLEY, JAMES K. 2Lt Captured 10Oct1864 in Cooper or Moniteau Co, MO and sent to MP at St Louis, MO 14Oct1864. Took oath 11Jun1865 at MP Johnson's Island, OH. Ht 5' 11", eyes gray, hair lt, complx florid, age 25, Residence: Ozark, AR.
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