FIELD OFFICERS AND STAFF
4TH McNair's) ARKANSAS INFANTRY REGIMENT
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA
The 4th Regt was organized and mustered into
Confederate Service at Miller's Springs, Lawrence Co, MO, on 17 Aug 1861.
Corinth, MS 8 May 1862. Consolidated with the 1st and 2d Mtd Rifles, 4th Inf Bn, and 9th and 25th Inf Regts and designated as the 1st Mtd
Rifles Consolidated at Smithfield, NC on 9 Apr 1865.
First Commander was: Evander McNair, Col.
Battle credits are: Pea Ridge, AR; Corinth, MS Campaign; Richmond, KY; Perryville, KY; Murfreesboro, TN; Jackson, MS Siege; Chickamauga, GA; Chattanooga, TN Siege; Atlanta, GA Campaign; Dug Gap; Resaca; New Hope Church; Kennesaw Mountain; Moore's Hill; Peach Tree Creek, Atlanta; Lovejoy's Station; Moon's Station; Franklin; Nashville; Sugar Creek; Carolinas Campaign; Averasboro, Bentonville.
These compiled service records are on the following
rolls of NARA Film entitled " Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers
Served in Organizations from the State of Arkansas" M317.
Roll #70 A-Ba
BLACK, BARTEE B. Chaplain- Enl 17 Aug 1861 at a camp near Maysville, AR. Died before 30 Aug 1862 in hospital at Okalona, MS.
BUNN, HENRY G. Col. - Enl 17 Aug 1861 at Mt Vernon, MO in Co A. Appointed 22 Nov 1862. Commanding the rregiment. Suceeded LTC Ogden. McNair promoted to Brig Gen 4 Nov 1862. Bunn Wounded 28 Jul 1864.
CAMERON, A.S. Asst Surgeon - Captured 1 Dec 1864 at Franklin, TN and sent to MP at Camp Chase, OH then to Ft Delaware, DE 9 Jun 1865 and exchanged.
FERGUSON, J.R. QM Sgt - Enl 17 Dec 1862 in Washington Co, AR. Issued clothing 30 Sep 1864.
FERGUSON, WILLIAM J. AQM - Enl 20 Mar 1862 at Van Buren, AR. Present through 29 Feb 1864.
GAMMAGE, W. L. Surgeon - Enl 17 Aug 1861 at Mt Vernon, MO. Senior surgeon of the brigade.
GRANT, NATHANIEL Cpt - Enl 17 Aug 1861 at Mt Vernon, MO. Resigned 7 Aug 1863.
HARRIS, ADLIA A. Commissary - Enl 29 Aug 1861 at Mt Vernon, MO.
JOHNSON, NEEDHAM Sgt Major - Promoted 1 Jan 1862. Deserted Feb 1864.
JONES, FRANKLIN N. Asst Surgeon - Enl 17Aug1861 at Mt Vernon, MO. Captured 5 Jan 1863 at Murfreesboro, TN and sent to MP at Baltimore, MD. Exchanged 3 May 1863 at Ft Monroe, VA.
KOONCE, FELIX P. Cpt - Enl 17 Aug 1861 at Mt Vernon, MO. Adjutant.
KNOX, WILLIAM W. Drum Major, - Enl 17 Aug 1861 at Mt Vernon, MO. Issued clothing 30 Sep 1864.
MAY, JAMES H. LTC- Enl 17 Aug 1861 at Mt Vernon, MO. Age 44. Resigned 8 Aug 1863.
McCULLOCH, JOSEPH B. Major - Enl 17 Aug 1861 at Mt Vernon, MO.
McNAIR, EVANDER Col. - Enl 17 Aug 1861 at Mt Vernon, MO. Promoted to Brig Gen 4 Nov 1862.
MURPH, F.L. Ensign - Enl 29 Oct 1861 at Ft Smith, AR. Wounded 19-20 Sep 1863 at Chickamauga, TN and sent to hospital . Listed on registry of those who died of wounds or disease. (Date and place not stated).
OHLSON, CHARLES M. Cpt/ACS - Enl 17 Aug 1861 at Mt Vernon, MO. Captured and confined at Kemper Barracks, Cincinnatti, OH . Released 6 Oct 1863.
PRINCE, WILLIAM Fife Major - Enl 17 Aug 1861 at Mt Vernon, MO. Sick in hospital Jun 1863.
RENFRO, GEORGE Ord Sgt - Enl 17 Aug 1861 at Mt Vernon, MO Present through Feb 1864. Issued clothing 30 Sep 1864.
ROSS, FOUNTAIN P. Pvt - Enl 21 Oct 1861 at Ft Smith, AR. Detailed as regimental Hospital Steward. Captured 21 Dec 1864 at Columbia, TN and sent to MP at Ft Delaware, DE 22 Jan 1865 then to Camp Hamilton, VA 9 Feb 1865 and forwarded for exchanged 11 Feb 1865.
SMITH, WILLIAM C. Acting Surgeon. - Appointed in place of W.L. Gammage, dismissed, and case under investigation. Paroled 15 May 1865 at Marion, AL.
WALKER, GEORGE QM - Enl 17 Aug 1861 at Mt Vernon, MO Age 43. Deserted.
BROOKS, JAMES F. Pvt - Surrendered 6 Jun 1865 at Appamattox Court House 10 Apr 1865. Paroled 6 Jun 1865 at Nashville, TN. Ht 6', eyes blue, hair drk, complx drk, residence: Union Co, AR.
CAMPBELL, D.B. Pvt - Took oath 28 Apr 1864 at Memphis, TN. Ht 5' 5", eyes blue, hair lt, complx fair, age 26.
DEARING, ELIHU R. Pvt - Captured 8 Mar 1862 at Pea Ridge, AR. Exchanged 17 May 1862.
FLINT, J.M. Sgt - Exchanged 15 Nov 1862 at Vicksburg, MS.
HAGOOD, JAMES A. Pvt - Captured 8 Mar 1862 at Pea Ridge, AR. Exchanged 17 May 1862.
SELLERS, T.W. Pvt - Wounded in the breast 31 Dec 1862 at Murfreesboro, TN. Took oath 3 Mar 1865 at Memphis, TN. Ht 5' 6", eyes blk, hair blk, complx drk, age 22, residence: Lawrence Co, AR.
SOUTHWORTH, PETER H. Pvt - Took oath 27 Apr 1864. Residence: Thompson Twsp, Pike Co, AR. Ht 5' 9", eyes blue, hair lt, complx fair, age 23, volunteer.
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