FIELD OFFICERS AND STAFF
1ST ARKANSAS INFANTRY REGIMENT
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

BANKS, WILLIAM Sgt Major
Enl 18 Feb 1863 at Fayetteville, AR. Age 24, engineer, ht 5' 10", eyes drk, hair drk, complx lt. (From Co D). Deserted 6 Sep 1863, confined in guard house at Ft Smith, AR 7 Jun 1864. Reinstated 1Nov1864. Deserted 1 Feb 1864 and moved his family north.

BATES, THOMAS F. Pvt
Enl 14 Feb 1863 at Fayetteville, AR. Age 25, farmer, ht 5' 8", eyes blue, hair lt, complx fair, born in Carroll Co, TN. Promoted to principle musician 1 Nov 1863.

BOLINGER, HARVEY H. Asst Surgeon.
Enl 25 Mar 1863 at Fayetteville, AR. Resigned and dropped 10 Apr 1864.

BROWN, JOSEPH QMSgt
Enl 20  Mar 1863 in Co K at Fayetteville, AR. Age 28, farmer, ht 5' 9", eyes blk, hair blk, complx fair, born in Wilkes Co, NC.

CAMPFIELD, ROBERT B. Asst Surgeon
Enl 10 Jun 1864 at Ft Smith, AR. Promoted from hospital steward of the 18th IA Inf 10 Jun 1864.

DOW, DANIEL Hospital Steward
Enl 1 Mar 1863 at Fayetteville, AR. Age 31. Promoted from Co E 1 Jul 1863. Left at Ft Smith, AR when the regiment marched 25 Mar 1865.

DRAKE, THOMAS B. Asst Surgeon
Enl 25 Mar 1863 at Fayetteville, AR. Discharged 25 May 1863. Claimed service in 148th IL Inf.

EDMONDSON, HENRY F. 1Lt
Enl 1Mar1863 at Fayetteville, AR. Age 24. Appointed Drum Major of the regiment 1May 1863 from Co E and F.

GOAD, THOMAS Pvt
Enl 30 Jan 1863 at Fayetteville, AR. Age 40, farmer, ht 5' 10", eyes blue, hair lt, complx fair,  born in White Co, TN. Transferred to Co B 1 Aug 1854.

HAM, ELIJAH D. Major
Enl 1 Feb 1863 at Fayetteville, AR. Commissary at convalescent camp at Ft Smith, AR since 27 Nov 1863. Disch 19 Mar 1864.

HEWES, JONATHAN N. 1Lt AQM
Enl 25 Mar 1863 at Fayetteville, AR. Age 29. Appointed 25 Mar 1863. Aptd 1Lt 1 Aug 1863.

JOHNSON, FRANCIS M. Major
Enl 9 Feb 1863 at Fayetteville, AR. Age 27. Appointed Major by the sec of war effective 10 Jun 1864.

JOHNSON, JAMES M. Col
Enl 25 Mar 1863 at Cassville, MO. Age 30. Mustered in 30Jun1863 at Helena, AR. Member of congress Feb 1864. Regimental commander. Brigade commander Jul 1865.

LEARD, JOHN H. Chaplain
Enl 24 Mar 1864 at Ft Smith, AR. Age 38. Accepted appointment 24 Mar 1864.

McGLOTHLIN, HENRY Pvt
Enl 1 May 1864 at Ft Smith, AR. Age 40, farmer, ht 5í 10Ē, eyes blue, hair lt, complx fair, born in Russell Co, VA.

MINTON, JOHN L. Pvt
Enl 17 Nov 1862 at Helena, AR.(Records for this man should have been included in 1st AR Inf Bn (6 Months)).
 

UNIDENTIFIED UNITS:

CASSELS, WILLIAM H. Pvt
Enl 18 Aug 1862 at Helena, AR. Died 17 Oct 1862 at Helena, AR. (The records for this man should have been included in the 1St Bn, AR Inf (6 Months).)

DAVIS, WILLIAM W. Pvt
Enl 17 Mar 1862 at Helena, AR. (This record should have been included in the 1st Bn, AR Inf.)

ELLIS, WILLIAM H. Pvt
Enl 17 Nov 1862 at Helena, AR. (The records for this man should be included in the 1st AR Inf Bn (6 months).)

FORD, JOHN H. Pvt
Enl 24 Oct 1862 at Helena, AR. Died 8 Dec 1862 at Helena, AR. (Records for this man should have been included in the 1st AR Inf Bn (6 Months).)

HUEY, JAMES M. Pvt
Enl 18 Aug 1862 at Helena, AR. Died 21 Sep 1862 at Helena, AR. (This man's records should have been included in the 1st AR Inf Bn (6 months))

JACKSON, PRESTON F. Pvt
Enl 1 Mar 1863 in Newton Co, AR. Age 30, farmr, ht 5' 10", etes brn, hair drk, complx drk, born in Marion Co, TN.

KIRKWOOD, JOHN S. Pvt
Enl 18 Aug 1862 at Helena, AR. Died 22 May 1863 of erysipelas and buried 23 May 1863 in grave 141, block 2, Jefferson Barracks, MO.(The records for this man should have been included in the 1St AR Bn (6 Months)).

LEE, FRANCIS M. Pvt
Enl 1 Sep 1863 at Ft Smith, AR. Age 18, farmer, ht 5' 8", eyes hazel, hair brn, complx drk, born in Monroe Co, IN.

McGLOTHLIN, HENRY Pvt
Enl 1 May 1864 at Ft Smith, AR. Age 40, farmer, ht 5' 10", eyes blue, hair lt, complx fair, born in Russell Co, VA.

MINTON, JOHN L. Pvt
Enl 17 Nov 1862 at Helena, AR.(The records for this man should have been included in the 1St Bn, AR Inf (6 Months).)

STOKES, ROBERT T. Pvt
Enl 9Aug1862 at Helena, AR. Died 2Oct1862 in St Louis, MO of chronic diarrhea. (Probably was a member of the 1st BN (6 Months) Inf)

WILD, EDWARD Sgt
Helena, AR. (This manís records should have been included in the 1st   Bn AR Inf (6 months).

WILLIAMS, JOHN R. Sgt
Enl 18 Aug 1862 at Helena, AR. (The records should have been included in  1st  Bn AR Inf Regt (6 months).

WILMUTH, ALBERT B. Pvt
Enl 24 Oct 1862 at Helena, AR. (Records should have been inclided in 1st Bn AR Inf (6 months).)

WISS, SOLOMON Pvt
Enl 15 Sep 1862 at Helena, AR. (This manís records should have been filed in 1st Bn AR Inf (6 months) ).

WRIGHT, ELIJAH B. Pvt
Enl 9 Aug 1862 at Helena, AR. (This manís records should have been included in the 1st  Bn  AR Inf (6 Months).)

WYLES, JOSEPH Pvt
Enl 15 Sep 1862 at Helena, AR. (This manís records should have been included in the 1st Bn AR Inf (6 Months).)

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