26th Arkansas Infantry.
Field and Staff Officers.
Blake, Joel H
Assistant Surgeon—Appointed captain and assistant surgeon at Little Rock, Arkansas, February 9, 1863; relieved of duty, July 31, 1863.
Brooks, Iverson Lea
Lieutenant-Colonel; Colonel—Promoted lieutenant-colonel from captain of Co. G, December 6, 1863; promoted colonel, May 26, 1864.
Carrington, Paul R
Adjutant—Appointed first lieutenant and adjutant, 1862; resigned, March 23, 1863.
Cole, William F
Ordnance Sergeant—Appointed ordnance sergeant from Co. A, July 5, 1862; returned to company, August 4, 1862.
Davis, George F
Commissary Sergeant; Ordnance Sergeant—Appointed commissary sergeant, from Co. H, July 10, 1862; appointed ordnance sergeant, June 1, 1863; returned to company, January 13, 1864.
Denton, John W
Hospital Steward—Appointed hospital steward from Co. B, October 22, 1864.
Emerson, Eli B
Ordnance Sergeant—Appointed ordnance sergeant from Co. D, January 1, 1864; present through February 29, 1864.
Major—Promoted major from captain of Co. B, May 26, 1864.
Greenwood, A G
Mustering Officer—Appointed mustering officer, May 10, 1862.
Hill, Henry H
Acting Commissary Sergeant—Detailed from Co. B as acting commissary sergeant, July 4, 1862; returned to company, August 7, 1862.
Hunter, John H
Assistant Commissary—Appointed captain and assistant commissary from Co. C, June 22, 1862; detailed to 39th Arkansas Infantry, March 1 to April 8, 1863; relieved of duty, August 20, 1863.
Ingram, Iverson H
Ordnance Sergeant—Appointed ordnance sergeant from Co. A, September 9, 1862; deserted, October 24, 1863; dropped from the rolls, February 29, 1864.
Jaudon, Benjamin A
Surgeon—Appointed surgeon, April 8, 1863; present through October 31, 1863; name also shown as Jordan.
Livingston, Lawrence W
Acting Adjutant—Detailed from Co. B as acting adjutant since June 6, 1862; returned to company, July 20, 1862.
McBryde, Robert A
Hospital Steward—Detailed from Co. A as hospital steward, December 1, 1864.
McCoy, Edwin R
Ensign—Appointed first lieutenant and ensign from Co. F, December 3, 1864.
McGaughy, John M
Commissary Sergeant—Appointed commissary sergeant from Co. E, May 12, 1862; returned to company, August 12, 1862.
Assistant Quartermaster—Appointed captain and assistant quartermaster, June 16, 1862; captured at Van Buren, Arkansas, December 29, 1862.
May, Thomas K
Ordnance Sergeant—Appointed ordnance sergeant from Co. H, January 13, 1864; present through February 29, 1864.
Morehouse, Alfred C
Sergeant-Major—Appointed sergeant-major from Co. A, October 18, 1862; transferred to Appeal Battery, January 16, 1864.
Morgan, Asa S
Colonel—Appointed lieutenant-colonel of battalion, June 14, 1862; appointed colonel of regiment, July 23, 1862; absent on recruiting duty, February 1 to April 13, 1863; resigned, May 1863.
Morris, Thomas E
Hospital Steward—Detailed from Co. B as hospital steward since July 1, 1862; present through June 30, 1863.
Pennington, Benjamin D -
Quartermaster-Sergeant—Appointed quartermaster-sergeant from Co. A, July 22, 1862; resigned, April 15, 1863.
Searcy, James B
Chaplain—Appointed chaplain at Camp Bragg, Arkansas, December 9, 1863; present through February 29, 1864.
Sergeant-Major—Appointed sergeant-major from Co. C after February 29, 1864; paroled at Shreveport, Louisiana, June 8, 1865.
Spencer, George F
Acting Ordnance Sergeant—Detailed from Co. B as acting ordnance sergeant, August 6, 1862; appointed third lieutenant in Co. D, August 15, 1862.
Stanley, James P
Major—Promoted major from captain of Co. E, December 6, 1863; wounded at Jenkins’ Ferry, Arkansas, April 30, 1864; promoted lieutenant-colonel, May 26, 1864.
Swift, William T
Acting Ordnance Sergeant—Detailed from Co. B as acting ordnance sergeant since June 17, 1862; absent detailed, June 30, 1862; returned to company, August 6, 1862.
Turner, T H
Assistant Surgeon—Appointed assistant surgeon; present, September 30, 1862; resigned, February 26, 1863.
Wright, George M
Adjutant—Appointed first lieutenant and adjutant, March 18, 1863; transferred to 12th Arkansas Cavalry, December 26, 1863.
Wright, John C
Lieutenant-Colonel—Appointed lieutenant-colonel, July 27, 1862; resigned November 23, 1863; relieved by election, December 6, 1863.
Yell, Fountain P
Major—Promoted major from captain of Co. A, June 14, 1862; promoted colonel, December 6, 1863; died, April 8, 1864.
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