First Arkansas Regiment 30-Day
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This company was organized at Batesville, Independence county, Arkansas, by Captain M. Shelby Kennard. The company enlisted for 30 days on November 19, 1861, and was discharged on December 19, 1861, at Camp Borland, near Pocahontas, Arkansas. Most of these men were from Independence county. Some of them subsequently enlisted in the 27th and 38th Arkansas Infantry and 5th Arkansas Cavalry.
Endorsement on Company C muster roll—“Muster Roll of Capt. M. Shelby Kennard’s Co. of Volunteer Infantry, raised in response to Col. Borland’s call of Nov. 5; mustered into the Confederate service Nov. 19 for 30 days, and discharged Dec. 19, 1861; entitled to pay from date of muster to the time set opposite their respective names and to transportation and subsistence from Pocahontas to Batesville, Arkansas, 60 miles.”
Baker, Robert J—Private; later served in Co. I, 27th Arkansas Infantry.
Barnes, Alfred F—First Sergeant.
Barnes, Jackson M—Second Sergeant.
Barnes, Marcus Lafayette—Fifth Sergeant.
Bowman, John F—Private; also served in Co. D, 14th Arkansas Infantry.
Bracy, William H—Private; later served in Co. H, 27th Arkansas Infantry.
Brenton, Albert G—Private.
Brown, Michael—Private; later served in Co. B, 27th Arkansas Infantry.
Campbell, George W—Private.
Cannon, S Bird—Private.
Causby, John Wesley—Private.
Clanton, Franklin S—Private.
Cook, Benjamin C—Private.
Defreece, James S—Private.
Dobbs, John M—Private.
Duncan, John P—Third Sergeant.
Durin, Jonathan—Fourth Corporal.
Ezell, Asa C—Private.
Finley, William G—Private; later served in Co. K, 38th Arkansas Infantry.
Foulkes, Adolphus C—Private.
Gilbreath, Samuel J—Private; later served in Co. F, 5th Arkansas Cavalry.
Griffin, George W—Private; later served in Co. F, 5th Arkansas Cavalry.
Hardister, Franklin C—Private.
Harmon, James L—Private; later served in Co. F, 5th Arkansas Cavalry.
Harmon, Stephen A—Private.
Haywood, Egbert M—Private.
Huff, Powell G—Private.
Hull, William K—Private; later served in Co. D, 1st Arkansas Cavalry.
Jones, Francis Marion—Private; later served in Co. G, 27th Arkansas Infantry.
Kennard, M Shelby—Captain.
Lawrence, James M—Private.
Martin, Jacob F—Private.
Martin, James T—Private; later served in Co. H, 27th Arkansas Infantry.
Maxfield, William E—Third Lieutenant.
Meacham, Rufus—Private; later served in Co. D, 1st Arkansas Cavalry.
Moser, Burrell A—First Corporal.
Nail, Thomas A—Private.
Nichols, Alexander F—Private.
Painter, Lawrence P—Private; later served in Co. B, 27th Arkansas Infantry.
Perrin, William A—First Lieutenant.
Porter, Robert H—Private.
Ray, George M—Fourth Sergeant.
Ray, William—Fourth Corporal.
Reaves, Christopher G—Private.
Tate, Columbus M—Private.
Tate, William H—Private.
Taylor, Charles C—Private.
Thompson, Robert B—Private.
Thompson, William J—Private.
Warren, James L—Private.
Webb, James H D—Second Lieutenant.
Webber, Nathan G—Private.
Wright, Johnson C—Private.
2001 -copyright -The above information may be used for non-commercial historical and genealogical purposes only and with the consent of the page owner may be copied for the same purposes so long as this notice remains a part of the copied material. EDWARD G. GERDES
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