17th History and engagements
A —Sebastian County.
Co. B —Sebastian County.
Co. C —Sebastian County.
Co. D —Washington County.
Co. E —Washington County.
Co. F —Sebastian County.
Co. G —Madison County.
Co. H —Hempstead County.
NOTE: This statement is contained on the records
of most of those of Co C who were recorded as being left west of
the Mississippi River: "The men of this company reported west of
the Mississippi River, were left in Arkansas when the remainder moved under
Genl Van Dorn to reinforce Genl Beauregard at Corinth, MS in April 1862,
being partly sick in hospital and partly on furlough. They were ordered
to rejoin their company and were enroute to do so when Genl Hindman ordered
them to remain & put them in a regiment then organizing. They are still
There is also the following note: " 3/4 of Co C previously served in Gratiot's 3rd Regt AR State Troops.
20 of this company went into Co A, 35th Inf 12Jun1862."
"Most of Co G, subsequently served in Co K, 35th (Also called 22nd) AR Inf.
There were no records found for Co I and K. Roster only shows 8."
battles and skirmishes
Battle, Pea Ridge, Bentonville, Leetown, and
Elkhorn Tavern, Arkansas -6-8 Mar 1862.
Operations against the Advance on and Siege of Corinth, Mississippi - 29 Apr - 30 May 1862.
Retreat to Booneville, Mississippi - May 30 - Jun 12, 1862.
Engagement, Iuka, Mississippi - 19 Sep 1862.
Battle, Corinth, Mississippi - 3-4 Oct 1862.
Operations on the Mississippi Central R.R. from Bolivar, Tenn., to Coffeeville, Mississippi - 31 Oct 1862.
Siege, Port Hudson, Louisiana [detachment] - 24 May - 9 Jul 1863.
Assault, Port Hudson, Louisiana [detachment] - 27 May 1863.
Assault, Port Hudson, Louisiana [detachment] - 14 Jun 1863.
Surrender, Port Hudson, Louisiana [detachment] - 9 Jul 1863.
Skirmish, Jackson, Louisiana - 3 Aug 1863.
Skirmishes, Canton Road, near Brownsville, Mississippi - 15-16 Oct 1863.
Skirmish, Treadwell Plantation, near Clinton and Vernon Cross Roads , Mississippi - 16 Oct 1863.
Action, Bogue Chitto Creek, Mississippi - 17 Oct 1863.
Skirmish, Clinton, Mississippi - 17 Oct 1863.
Skirmish, Livingston Road, near Clinton, Mississippi - 18 Oct 1863.
Skirmish, Brownsville, Mississippi - 18 Oct 1863.
Operations about Natchez, Mississippi - 1-10 Dec 1863.
Skirmish near Natchez, Mississippi - 7 Dec 1863.
Operations near Natchez, Mississippi - 27 Jan 1864.
Operations against the Expedition from Vicksburg to Meridian,
Mississippi - 3 Feb - 2 Mar 1864.
Skirmishes, Meridian, Mississippi - 9-13 Feb 1864.
Skirmish, Canton, Mississippi - 23 Feb 1864.
Skirmish near Canton, Mississippi - 26 Feb 1864.
Skirmish, Canton, Mississippi - 27 Feb 1864.
Skirmish near Canton, Mississippi - 27-28 Feb 1864.
Action, Pearl River, Mississippi [detachment] - 28 Feb 1864.
Skirmish, Canton, Mississippi - 28 Feb 1864.
Skirmishes near Mechanicsburg, Mississippi - 20 Apr 1864.
Affair near Yazoo City, Mississippi - 22 Apr 1864.
Capture, Yazoo City, Mississippi - 23 Apr 1864.
Skirmish, Port Gibson, Mississippi - 14 Jul 1864.
Skirmish near Memphis, Tennessee - 10 Oct 1864.
Skirmish near Memphis, Tennessee - 25 Oct 1864.
Operations against the Expedition from Vicksburg to Yazoo City, Mississippi - 23 Nov - 4 Dec 1864.
Skirmish, Big Black River Bridge, Mississippi Central R. R., Mississippi - 27 Nov 1864.
Action, Concord Church, Mississippi - 1 Dec 1864.
Skirmish, Twelve Miles from Yazoo City, Mississippi - 1 Dec 1864.
Skirmish, Yazoo City, Mississippi - 2 Dec 1864.
Operations against the Expedition from Memphis, Tennessee - 21 Dec 1864 - 5 Jan 1865.
Action, Egypt Station, Mississippi - 28 Dec 1864.
Skirmish, Franklin, Mississippi - 2 Jan 1865.
Skirmish, Lexington, Mississippi - 3 Jan 1865.
Skirmish near Mechanicsburg, Mississippi - 4 Jan 1865.
Skirmish, The Ponds, Mississippi - 4 Jan 1865.
Surrender, Citronelle, Alabama - 4 May 1865.
Imbedded on roll #153 in this regt is the following:
HARDY, GEORGE W. 2Lt - Pay vouchers for 9 Jun 1862. Co D 17th (Lemoynes) AR Inf.
Field Officers and Staff
BEALL, W.L. Surgeon - Enl 15 Jan 1862. Served in AR under Genl McCulloch. Born in GA. Residence: Ft Smith, AR.
DUNLOP, A. Surgeon - Born in AR. Appointed 17 Feb 1862 at Ft Smith, AR.
GRIFFITH, JOHN Lt Col - Age 28, born in SC. Previously served in AR under Genl McCulloch. Signed as inspector and mustering officer. Aptd 16 Apr 1862. Commander of 11th & 17th Regt. Residence: Greenwood, AR.
MATHESON, W. Major - Enl 17 Nov 1861. Born SC. Residence: Helena, AR.
RECTOR, FRANK A. Col - Enl 17 Nov 1861 at Ft Smith, AR. Born in AR. Signed as commanding the Regt.
DAWSON, J.H. - Pvt Captured 27 Apr 1862 near Goodrich Landing and sent to MP at Camp Chase, OH 20 Jun 1864 then to Point Lookout, MD 12 Feb 1865. In hospital at Richmond, VA 26 Feb 1865. In Way Hospital, Meridian, MS 24 Mar 1865.
KINGSLEY, M.E. 1 Lt - Paroled 17May1865. Ht 5' 9", eyes gray, hair lt, complx fair, age 20, residence Carroll Parish, LA.
LEAVITT, CHRISTOPHER Pvt - Captured 8 Mar 1862 at Pea Ridge, AR. Exchanged 17 May 1862 at Alton, IL.
MANILLE, J.P. Cpt - Paroled 18 May 1865 at Albany, GA.
THOMAS, JOHN Pvt - Captured near Goodrich's Landing, AR 27 Apr 1864 and sent to MP at Camp Chase, OH 20 Jun 1864 to Point Lookout, MD. On a list of a detachment of paroled and exchanged prisoners at Camp Lee, VA 25 Feb 1865.
I. SKIPWORTH, JOHN Pvt - Age 16. POW-Captured at Harrold's Ford 3 Dec 1862 for exchange. Captured 9 Jul 1863 and paroled 12-13 Jul 1863 at Port Hudson, LA.
LENDWELL, W.D. Pvt - Enl 29 Jul 1861 at Arkadelphia, AR. Escaped Island #10 8 Apr 1862.
LINDSAY, E.P. Enl 29 Jul 1861 at Arkadelphia, AR. Escaped Island #10 8 Apr 1862. Captured 9 Jul 1863 at Port Hudson, LA and sent to MP at Johnson's Island, OH 28 Jul 1863 then to Point Lookout, MD 22 Apr 1864 then to Hilton Head, SC. He was sick in hospital. ( probably didn't go to SC. ) Paroled 27 Feb 1865.
LOVE, B.F. Pvt - Enl 29 Jul 1861 at Arkadelphia, AR. Escaped Island #10 8 Apr 1862.
LOVETT, A.C. Cpt - Enl 29 Jul 1861 at Arkadelphia, AR. Appointed 19 Jul 1861. Resigned 14 Apr 1864.
MARTIN, T.R. Pvt - Enl 29 Jul 1861 at Arkadelphia, AR. Died at New Madrid, MO 31 Dec 1861.
McCORD, A.J. Pvt - Enl 29 Jul 1861 at Arkadelphia, AR.
McCORD, J.N. Pvt - Enl 24 Jul 1861 at Arkadelphia, AR. Died at New Madrid, MO Dec 1861.
McINTYRE, JOHN S. Sgt - Enl 29 Jul 1861 at Arkadelphia, AR. Captured 8 Apr 1862
SKIPWORTH, JOHN Pvt - Age 16. POW-Captured at Harrold's Ford 3 Dec
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