Larkin Bunch’s Company, State Troops
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This company was organized at Huntsville, Madison county, Arkansas, May 22, 1861, by Captain Larkin Bunch. It was assigned as Company B, Fourth Regiment, Arkansas State Troops—Colonel James David Walker, commanding—and fought at the Battle of Wilson’s Creek, Missouri, August 10, 1861. The company was mustered out of service at Camp Rector, Arkansas, August 30, 1861, along with the other State Troops. Its members returned home, where most of them soon enlisted in regular Confederate regiments.
The following roster is from the company’s May 22, 1861, muster-in roll.
Adair, Benjamin Franklin—Private; age 21.
Allred, John—Third Corporal; age 28.
Allred, John H—Private; age 18.
Allred, William P—Private; age 21.
Bakaman, James M—Private; age 18.
Basham, Allen—Second Lieutenant; age 35.
Boswell, Napoleon Bonaparte—Private; age 36.
Boswell, Richard G—Private; age 18.
Boswell, Thomas G—Private; age 21.
Brashears, James M—Private; age 20.
Bunch, Charles F—Private; age 17.
Bunch, James M—Private; age 25.
Bunch, Larkin—Captain; age 34.
Clark, Andrew J—Private; age 21.
Dailey, John H—Private; age 21.
Dailey, Thomas J—Private; age 18.
Davis, James H—Private; age 18.
Davis, Matsfield B—Private; age 44.
Dixon, Abisha—Private; age 19.
Edgmon, Abner—Private; age 19.
Edgmon, William T—Private; age 17.
Farr, Ambrose—Private; age 26.
Fowler, Joseph C—Private; age 24.
Gibson, George W—Private; age 24.
Gibson, John H—Private; age 22.
Gibson, Samuel M—Private; age 17.
Gibson, William A—Third Sergeant; age 21.
Gurley, George W—Second Sergeant; age 21.
Gurley, Henry D—Private; age 25.
Gurley, John W—Third Lieutenant; age 22.
Hargis, Jacob—Private; age 22.
Hatfield, William H—Private; age 24.
Hawkins, Richard C—Second Corporal; age 20.
Henry, David C—Private; age 21.
Howerton, John—Private; age 24.
Jay, Richard—Private; age 18.
Jett, Finis E—Private; age 19.
Jimerson, John—Private; age 19.
Kester, Isaac—Private; age 21.
Kirby, Solomon H—Private; age 23.
Kirby, William E P—Fifer; age 21.
Logan, Young T—Private; age 17.
McCamish, Rufus—Private; age 19.
McCollough, David—Private; age 19.
McCracken, Ewing—Private; age 21.
McCracken, Francis Marion—Private; age 18.
Mashburn, Joseph J—First Sergeant; age 28.
Maxwell, Paul S—Private; age 21.
Miller, Marion J—Private; age 24.
Mitchell, James K—Ensign; age 20.
Mitchell, Thomas P—Private; age 27.
Moore, William Summers—Fourth Corporal; age 35.
Murphy, Vincent W—Private; age 18.
O’Kelley, Francis A—Drummer; age 25.
O’Kelley, Joseph M—Private; age 19.
Page, Hosea A—Private; age 22.
Parker, Beal—Private; age 19.
Parker, John A—First Lieutenant; age 22.
Parker, William G—Private; age 22.
Phillips, Isaac R—Private; age 22.
Reeves, William M—Private; age 21.
Rogers, Albert W—Fourth Sergeant; age not stated.
Rogers, William R—Private; age 20.
Sisco, Emerson—Private; age 34.
Smith, Austin G—Private; age 44.
Smith, John C—Private; age 16.
Tate, Benjamin T—Private; age 23.
Tucker, Allen—Private; age 26.
Whiteley, Louis W—Private; age 19.
Wiggins, Calvin—First Corporal.
Wiggins, John—Private; age 26.
Woody, Allen N—Private; age 18.
Wright, James M—Fifth Sergeant; age 20.
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