FIELD OFFICERS AND STAFF
35TH ARKANSAS INFANTRY REGIMENT
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA
Included on this roll of film (222, M317) between record number 1177 and 1178 is the following:
TROWELL, N.J. Cpl Co B, 2nd Fla. Cav
Enl 17Mar1863 at Camp Finegan.
On pickett 7Mar1863
Paroled 20May1865 at Waldo, East Fla.
The first Co. F was transferred to the 11th Missouri Infantry as Co. H on August 27, 1862, and was replaced by (new) Co. F from Benton County (Capt. John Miser).
The 35th Arkansas was initially organized at Fort Smith as the "1st Regiment, Northwest Division, Trans-Mississippi Department" with 1037 men. Also called Rector's War Regiment, 1st Arkansas Volunteers. It was then formally designated as the 35th Arkansas Infantry, and then redesignated as the 22nd Arkansas Infantry (not to be confused with an earlier 22nd Arkansas, which was redesignated as the 20th Arkansas). It was consolidated into 4 companies after the Little Rock campaign, and finally surrendered at Marshall, Texas, in May 1865.
Old Company F--
The companies were from --
A -- Sebastian County (included men from Griffith's 17th Arkansas)
Co. B -- Sebastian County
Co. C -- Sebastian County
Co. D -- Sebastian County
Co. E -- Franklin County
Co. F -- Benton County (this is the new Co. F)
Co. G -- Crawford County
Co. H -- Pope County (men from 15th Arkansas Militia)
Co. I -- Johnson County (men from 10th Arkansas militia)
Co. K -- Madison County (men from 16th, 17th and Stirman's Battalion)
ARMISTEAD WALTER S. Sgt Major - Enl 25 Jun 1862 at Ft Smith, AR. Ht 6', eyes gray, hair blk, complx drk, Merchant, age 25, born in VA.
BOSSERT, JOSEPH QM - Enl 19 Jun 1862 at Ft Smith, AR. Ht 5' 7", eyes gray, hair blk, complx drk, clerk, age 29, born in Philadelphia, PA.
BOURNE, WILLIAM T. Adjutant - Enl 21 Jun 1862 at Ft Smith, AR. Assigned as Inspector General 24 Aug 1863.
CLEGG, JOSEPH Sgt Major - Enl 18 Jun 1862 at Van Buren, AR. Present through 29 Feb 1864. Ht 5' 9", eyes blue, hair sandy, complx lt, clerk, age 22, born in Ireland.
DILLARD, JOHN J. Maj - Enl 21 Jun 1862 at Ft Smith, AR. Promoted to Major 15 Sep 1862. Ht 6' 2 1/2", eyes lt, hair drk, complx drk, farmer, age 41, born in Amherst Co, VA, residence: Sebastian Co, AR.
GEORGE, JAMES Lt Col - Enl 11 Jul 1862 at Camp Johnson, AR.
KELLUM, WILLIAM L. Asst Surgeon - Enl 19 Jul 1862 at Camp Johnson, AR. Age 30, born in AR.
KING, JAMES P. Col - Enl 18 Jun 1862 at Van Buren, AR. Aptd Major, 1st Regt NW Division Trans-Mississippi Dist. on 11 Jul 1862. Age 30, born in AR.
McGEE, BENJAMIN E. Ord Sgt - Enl 18 Jun 1862 at Van Buren, AR. From Co G. Appointed form Cpt Wallace's Co. Ht 5' 8", eyes drk, hair drk, complx drk, farmer, age 19, born at Van Buren, AR. Paroled June 1865 at Shreveport, LA.
McCORD, HENRY J. Col - Enl 12 Jun 1862 at Ft Smith, AR. Age 32, born in SC. Ht 5' 6", eyes lt, hair blk, complx fair, mechanic age 26, born in SC, residence: Sebastian Co, AR.
MOORE, D.W. QM Sgt - Enl 1 Oct 1862 at Camp McCulloch. Paroled 15 Jun 1865 at Shreveport, LA.
MORGAN, JAMES M. Major -See 31st AR Inf.
PETTEGREW, JOHN Commissary - Joined from Franklin Co, AR, 5 Jul 1862. Born in MO.
PRUITT, JOHN W. Surgeon - Enl 8 Aug 1862 at Camp Bowen, AR. Age 32, born in PA.
RECTOR, F.A. Col. - Commissioned 11 Jul 1862 at Camp Johnson, AR.
REED, JAMES H. QM Sgt -Enl 20 Jun 1862 at Ft Smith, AR. Appointed from Co C. Ht 5' 8", eyes blue, hair lt, complx fair, blacksmith, age 26.
REED, JESSE C. Drum Major - Enl 19 Jul 1862 at Camp Johnson, AR. Appointed from Co C 7 Nov 1862. Eyes blue, hair brn, complx drk, merchant, age 29, born in AR.
RUSSELL, J.G. Surgeon - Enl 19 Jul 1862 at Camp Johnson, AR. Never been in camp.
SPENCER, MORRIS W. Comm Sgt - Enl 25 Jun 1862at Charleston, AR. Appointed from Cpt Parks' Co. Present through 29 Feb 1864. Ht 6', eyes gray, hair drk, compls lt, merchant, age 22, born in AR.
TATUM, MARK T. Major. Enl - 18 Jun 1862 at Greenwood, AR. Appointed from Co D. Present through 29 Feb 1864. Ht 6' 1-1/2", eyes hazel, hair blue (?), complx drk, farmer, age 25, born in MO, residence: Sebastian Co, AR.
WALLACE, JOHN W. Lt Col - Enl 18 Jun 1862 at Van Buren, AR. Appointed from Co G. Ht 5' 10", eyes blue, hair blk, complx drk, mason, age 32, born in Ohio Co, VA. Residence: Crawford Co, AR.
ROSE, M. Pvt Yardmaster
--BAINER, L. Pvt - Paroled 15 Jun 1865 at Shreveport,
-- EALEY, JAMES R. Pvt - Captured 7 Feb 1863 at Mosoto, MS and sent to MP at Alton, IL 12 Mar 1863 then to City Point, VA. Exchanged 1 Apr 1863.
-- EASTER, ROBERT - Pvt In General Hospital at Shreveport, LA 14-26 Mar 1865.
-- JEFFREYS, W.E. - Cpt Elected Cpt of Vol Rifle Co of 35th Regt.
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