1st Company E.
3RD ARKANSAS CAVALRY REGIMENT
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA

This company was raised in Pope County, Arkansas, and enrolled in Confederate service on February 22, 1862, at Dover, Arkansas, as Co. E, Williamson’s Battalion Arkansas Infantry.  When Williamson’s battalion was broken up in May 1862, the company was transferred to the 3rd Arkansas Cavalry.  The company was disbanded on January 1, 1863, and its members distributed to Co. I, 3rd Arkansas Cavalry, and Co. F, 1st Battalion Arkansas Cavalry.
 

ADA, EDMOND [Edmund Aday]
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; reported absent sick in Arkansas, June 30 through August 31, 1862; then reported as a deserter at Little Rock, Arkansas, since April 26, 1862.

ADAMS, James L
Captain—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; elected captain; failed to pass examining board and discharged at Tupelo, Mississippi, August 9, 1862.

ASHWORTH, BENJAMIN H
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; appointed corporal; present, December 31, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 1st Arkansas Battalion, January 1, 1863.

BARNES, JOHN R
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; furloughed on certificate of disability at Little Rock, Arkansas, April 25, 1862.

BARNETT, ALSEY K
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; present, December 31, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 1st Arkansas Battalion, January 1, 1863.

BARRETT, JAMES D
Private—Enlisted in Co. B, 1st Arkansas Battalion, in Marion county, Arkansas, August 3, 1861; transferred to this company and elected third lieutenant, May 1, 1862; age 24, born in Connecticut; captured at Corinth, Mississippi, October 4, 1862; paroled at Iuka, Mississippi, October 13, 1862; exchanged at Jackson, Mississippi, November 7, 1862.

BARRON, JASON G
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; sent to hospital at Columbus, Mississippi, July 22, 1862; not heard from since.

BATTENFIELD, JOSEPH M
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; captured at Hatchie Bridge, Mississippi, October 5, 1862; paroled at Iuka, Mississippi, October 13, 1862; exchanged at Jackson, Mississippi, November 7, 1862; transferred to Company I, January 1, 1863; paroled at Chesterfield, South Carolina, May 5, 1865; took oath of allegiance at Nashville, Tennessee, May 21, 1865; eyes blue, hair light, complexion fair, height 5’8”, residence Pope county, Arkansas.

BONDS, GEORGE J
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; appointed chaplain at Little Rock, Arkansas, April 1862; relieved of duty at reorganization, May 25, 1862.

BROWN, DANIEL C
First Lieutenant—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; elected first lieutenant; lost his speech from measles, May 21, 1862; resigned for disability, August 2, 1862.

CARTER, BERRY H
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; transferred to Company I, January 1, 1863; paroled at Chesterfield, South Carolina, May 5, 1865; residence Pope county, Arkansas.

CHAMBERS, CHAMBERS H
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; transferred to Company I, January 1, 1863; wounded in the thigh and left behind at Loudon, Tennessee; captured at Lepson Mill, Tennessee, January 5, 1864; sent to Camp Chase, Ohio; sent to Rock Island, Illinois, January 23, 1864; enlisted in U.S. Army, October 14, 1864.

CHASE, JOHN
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; present, December 31, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 1st Arkansas Battalion, January 1, 1863.

CHURCH, LAREON J [Larkin J. Church]
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; transferred to Company I, January 1, 1863; gave himself up as a deserter at Morristown, Tennessee; sent to Knoxville, Tennessee, March 16, 1864.

COBB, AMBROSE J
Second Lieutenant—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; elected second lieutenant; not reelected and discharged at reorganization, May 25, 1862.

COBB, RICHARD L
First Corporal—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; appointed first corporal; detailed to special duty at Tupelo, Mississippi, August 18-27, 1862; transferred to Company I, January 1, 1863; detailed as teamster, February 22, 1863; paroled at Chesterfield, South Carolina, May 5, 1865.

CONLEY, WILLIAM R [William R. Condley]
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; present, December 31, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 1st Arkansas Battalion, January 1, 1863.

DANIELS, WILEY E
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; present, December 31, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 1st Arkansas Battalion, January 1, 1863.

ESPERS, JASPER [Jasper Estes]
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; present, December 31, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 1st Arkansas Battalion, January 1, 1863.

GUEST, J W
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; absent sick in hospital at Grenada, Mississippi, June 30, 1862; not heard from since.

GUEST, THOMAS O
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; transferred to Company I, January 1, 1863; present, February 29, 1864.

HAGOOD, ALVIS C
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 1st Arkansas Battalion, January 1, 1863; appointed corporal; captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 4, 1863; paroled, July 8, 1863; present, February 29, 1864.

HALE, WILLIAM R
Sergeant—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; transferred to Company I, January 1, 1863; captured near Mossy Creek Station, Tennessee, December 29, 1863; sent to Louisville, Kentucky; sent to Rock Island, Illinois, January 23, 1864; in hospital at Shreveport, Louisiana, March 21-28, 1865.

HENSON, JACOB
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; sent to hospital, September 1, 1862; transferred to Company I, January 1, 1863; not heard from, dropped from the rolls, February 29, 1864.

HINCHEY, D K P [David Knox Polk Hinchey]
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; discharged at Tupelo, Mississippi, August 7, 1862.

HOGINS, WILLIAM R
First Sergeant—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; appointed first sergeant, May 18, 1862; transferred to Company I, January 1, 1863; wounded in skirmish on Lewisburg Pike near Franklin, Tennessee, April 10, 1863; died in hospital at Morristown, Tennessee, January 8, 1864.

JONES, JOHN
Private—Enlisted in Co. B, 1st Arkansas Battalion, in Marion county, Arkansas, August 3, 1861; transferred to this company, May 26, 1862; discharged at Camp Massard, Arkansas, July 4, 1862.

KENT, JOHN G
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; deserted on the retreat from Abbeville, Mississippi, November 1862; captured at Oxford, Mississippi, December 2, 1862; sent to Alton, Illinois; died of variola in prison, February 1, 1863.

LEE, THOMAS J
Private—Enlisted at Little Rock, Arkansas, June 7, 1861; died in hospital at Pocahontas, Arkansas, December 4, 1861.  (Note: believed to be a member of another command.)

MAHAN, LEE [Leander Mahan]
Second Corporal—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; appointed second corporal, May 18, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 1st Arkansas Battalion, January 1, 1863; captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 4, 1863; paroled, July 8, 1863.

MESHOW, JONATHAN N
Third Sergeant—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; appointed third sergeant; discharged at Tupelo, Mississippi, August 1, 1862.

MOORE. THOMAS L
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862.

MORROW, JOHN W
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; discharged at Tupelo, Mississippi, September 1, 1862.

NEELY, WILLIAM G
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; transferred to Co. E, 1st Arkansas Battalion, January 1, 1863; captured near Kingston, Georgia, April 30, 1864; sent to Camp Douglas, Illinois, October 29, 1864; enlisted in 5th U.S. Infantry, April 15, 1865.

NORSWORTHY, A J
Private—Enlisted in Co. B, 1st Arkansas Battalion, in Marion county, Arkansas, August 3, 1861; transferred to this company, May 26, 1862; died one week after his transfer.

OWENS, ALFRED J
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; left sick in Arkansas; died, May 22, 1862.

OWENS, W P [William P. Owens]
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; left sick in Arkansas; deserted, April 26, 1862.

PARRISH, JAMES M
Private—Enlisted at Norristown, Arkansas, May 14, 1862; present, December 31, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 1st Arkansas Battalion, January 1, 1863.

POWERS, HENRY D
Third Corporal—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; appointed third corporal; died at Okolona, Mississippi, in 1862.

POWERS, HUGH R
Private—Enlisted in Co. B, 1st Arkansas Battalion, in Marion county, Arkansas, August 3, 1861; transferred to this company, May 26, 1862; present, December 31, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 1st Arkansas Battalion, January 1, 1863.

RAMSEY, WILLIAM H
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; transferred to Company I, January 1, 1863; present, February 29, 1864.

RANKIN, A K
Private—Enlisted in Co. B, 1st Arkansas Battalion, in Marion county, Arkansas, August 3, 1861; transferred to this company, May 26, 1862; detailed as regimental drummer, July 15, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 1st Arkansas Battalion, January 1, 1863; captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 4, 1863; paroled, July 8, 1863.

ROSS, WILLIAM F
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; captured at Hatchie Bridge, Mississippi, October 5, 1862; paroled at Iuka, Mississippi, October 13, 1862; exchanged at Jackson, Mississippi, November 7, 1862.

SINCLAIR, ALBERT
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; appointed sergeant; missing since the battle at Corinth, Mississippi, October 4, 1862; supposed to be killed, dropped from the rolls, December 31, 1862.

SINCLAIR, THOMAS A
Private—Enlisted in Co. B, 1st Arkansas Battalion, in Marion county, Arkansas, August 3, 1861; transferred to this company, May 26, 1862; deserted on the retreat from Abbeville, Mississippi, November 1862.

SMITH, SAMUEL F
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; transferred to Company I, January 1, 1863; present, August 31, 1863; transferred to Morton’s Tennessee Battery.

SMITH, THOMAS A
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; sent to hospital, July 15, 1862; not heard from, dropped from the rolls, February 29, 1864.

SPILLER, HENRY C
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; deserted at Little Rock, Arkansas, April 26, 1862; later enlisted in Co. F, 1st Arkansas Battalion.

STANSELL, W A
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; died in hospital at Grenada, Mississippi, June 8, 1862.

STRAYHORN, JOHN M
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; elected second lieutenant, May 26, 1862; wounded in the arm at Corinth, Mississippi, October 4, 1862, and left in the hands of the enemy; paroled at Iuka, Mississippi, October 13, 1862; exchanged at Jackson, Mississippi, November 7, 1862; transferred to Company I, January 1, 1863; discharged, March 21, 1863; also shows resigned, April 3, 1863.

TYLER, CALVIN
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; transferred to Company I, January 1, 1863; appointed sergeant; paroled at Chesterfield, South Carolina, May 5, 1865; eyes blue, hair light, complexion fair, height 5’7”, residence Pope county, Arkansas.

TYLER, EDWIN
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; transferred to Company I, January 1, 1863; deserted, September 6, 1863; took oath of allegiance at Chattanooga, Tennessee, September 10, 1863; enlisted in 5th Kentucky Battery, U.S. Volunteers, September 21, 1863.

WARD, RICHARD
Fourth Corporal—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; appointed fourth corporal; reduced to ranks; present, December 31, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 1st Arkansas Battalion, January 1, 1863; captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 4, 1863; paroled, July 8, 1863.

WELLS, JOHN C
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; transferred to Company I, January 1, 1863; absent on detached as baker since May 20, 1863; paroled at Chesterfield, South Carolina, May 5, 1865; residence Pope county, Arkansas.

WHEELER, ALEXANDER
Fourth Sergeant—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; appointed fourth sergeant; sent in charge of the wounded to Oxford, Mississippi, October 10, 1862; present, December 31, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 1st Arkansas Battalion, January 1, 1863.

WHEELER, WILLIAM C
Second Sergeant—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; appointed second sergeant; severely wounded in the leg at Corinth, Mississippi, October 3, 1862; absent on wounded furlough, December 31, 1862; transferred as private to Co. I, January 1, 1863; paroled at Chesterfield, South Carolina, May 5, 1865; residence Pope county, Arkansas.

WILLIAMSON, GEORGE M P
Third Lieutenant—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; elected third lieutenant; elected major, May 10, 1862; not reelected at reorganization and discharged, May 25, 1862.

WILLIAMSON, HORTON
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; captured at Corinth, Mississippi, October 4, 1862; paroled at Iuka, Mississippi, October 13, 1862; exchanged at Jackson, Mississippi, November 7, 1862; deserted on the retreat from Abbeville, Mississippi, November 1862.

WILLIAMSON, JAMES F
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; died in hospital at Okolona, Mississippi, 1862.

WILLIAMSON, JOHN L
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; elected lieutenant-colonel, May 10, 1862 (also shows April 24, 1862); relieved from duty, May 25, 1862.

WOOD, THOMAS A
Private—Enlisted at Dover, Arkansas, February 22, 1862; captured at Corinth, Mississippi, October 4, 1862; paroled at Iuka, Mississippi, October 13, 1862; exchanged at Jackson, Mississippi, November 7, 1862.

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