8TH ARKANSAS CAVALRY REGIMENT
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA
FIELD OFFICERS AND STAFF
Desha County Rangers
COMPANY A COMPANY B COMPANY C COMPANY D COMPANY E COMPANY F
COMPANY G COMPANY H COMPANY I COMPANY K COMPANY L
ALLEN, W.P.C. Pvt Enl 1 Aug 1863 at Searcy, AR.,
BEVENS, W.A. Cpt/ACS Age 28. Born TN
BOWEN, W.W. Pvt Enl 10 Jul 1862 at Rossville, AR. Teamster.
BULL, JOHN P. Maj Enl 6 May 1863 at Camp Wilson.
COARSER, JOHN W. LTC Enl 5 May 1863 at Camp Kirby Smith. Resigned 18 Jul 1863.
COLEMAN, OLIVER Pvt Captured in Carter Co, MO 3 Apr 1864 & sent to MP St. Louis, MO 29 Apr 1864 then to Alton, IL 29 Apr 1864.
DAVIS, J.M. Pvt Oath given 7 Feb 1865. Age 25. Conscript. Address: Arkadelphia, AR. Res: Dennis Co, AR.
ELLIOTT, JAMES QM Sgt. Enl 10 Mar 1863 in Arkansas Co, AR.
EWING, JOSEPH Pvt Gave oath 31 Jan 1865 in Clark Co, AR. Age 18. Address: Little Rock, AR
FORD, A. Pvt Captured 23 Oct 1864 at Westport & sent to MP Ft Leavenworth, KS 15 Nov 1864.
GALLAWAY, WILLIAM M. 1Lt Adjutant. Enl 20 Oct 1863. Age 42. Born AL.
GARRETT, ED Pvt Enl 10 Mar 1862 in Desha Co, AR.
GEE, J.C. Maj & Surgeon Enl 8 Dec 1862. Age 30. Born TN.
GENTRY, ANDREW J. Pvt Age 31, Took oath 17 Oct 1863.
HAYNES, J.L. 1Sgt Enl 12 Jul 1862 at Monticello, AR. Aptd QM Sgt.
HENSLEY, SAMUEL Pvt Enl 20 Sep 1863 at Van Buren, AR.
HOLMES, R.H. 1Sgt Enl 25 Jun 1862 in Henry Co, MO. Sgt Major. Paroled 7 Jun 1865 at Shreveport, LA.
HOLTEN, E.G. Pvt Took oath 7 Feb 1865 Conscript. Age 34. Address Arkadelphia, AR. Saddler and Harness maker.
LANGSFORD, LAFAYETTE --- Captured and sent from Vicksburg, MS to MP Cairo, IL 26 Nov 1863. then to Camp Morton, IN. Died 27 Jun 1864 of acute dysentery.
McCAMMON, J.M. 1Sgt Enl 10 Feb 1863 at Pine Bluff, AR. Aptd Ord Sgt 22 Jan 1864.
MALCOMB, W.J. Cpt Disch about 10 Sep 1863 on certificate of disability.
McKEAGE, R.F. Sgt Enl 1 Oct 1863 at Searcy, AR. Present through Feb 1864.
MOODY, F.M. CPT CS
MORGAN T.J. Col Enl 10 Jan 1863 at Pleasant Plains, AR. Promoted to Col 24 Dec 1863 in Hemstead Co, AR. Paroled 5 Jun 1865 at Jacksonport, AR.
NEWTON, R.C. Col. Commanding
RAWLINGS, CARROLL H. 1Lt Captured 5 Dec 1862 at Oxford, MS & sent to MP at Alton, IL10 Jan 1863. Disch on oath 2 Feb 1863.
REDUS, L.S. Pvt Enl1Oct 1863 at Searcy, AR.
RHEA, DANIEL W. Pvt Captured in Milller Co, MO 1 May 1863 & sent to MP St Louis, MO 19 Jun 1863. Exchanged 24 Jul 1863.
RUDOLPH, WILLIAM D. Chaplain. Enl 22 Jan 1863 at Tulip, AR. Age 25.
SHEARER, JAMES Pvt Enl 1 Sep 1863 in Van Buren Co, AR. Captured 31 May 1864 in Van Buren Co, AR & sent to MP at Little Rock, AR 4 Jun 1864. died of rubeola 11 Jul 1864.
SHEARER, JAMES JR. Enl 1 Nov 1862 in Van Buren Co, AR. Present through Feb 1864.
TABLER, GEORGE F. ---POW at Martinsburg, VA 27 Feb 1863. Age 21.
TEDDER, FARRINGTON Pvt Took oath 17 Oct 1863 at Pine Bluff, AR. Age 33.
TRIGG, A.L. Asst Surgeon. Enl 9 Jul 1862 at Camp Kirby Smith, AR.
WESTMORELAND, REUBEN 1Lt Asst Surgeon
Captured 19 Oct 1864 at St Louis, MO and sent to MP
Camp Chase, OH 31 Oct 1864 then to Ft Delaware, DE 3 Nov 1864 then to Ft Monroe, VA 5 Dec 1864.
MILLER, W.P. Pvt Captured 14Dec1864 in Woodruff Co, AR & sent to MP at Little Rock, AR 20 Dec 1864. Released on oath 7 May 1865
WILSON, SAMUELPvt Captured in White Co,
AR 16 Nov 1864 & sent to MP at Little Rock, AR. Released
on oath 7 May 1865. Age 47. Address: Search, AR.
GARWOOD, WILLIAM Pvt Captured 23 Dec
1864 in Saline Co, AR & sent to MP Little Rock, AR
Released on oath 7 May 1865.
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