1st Arkansas Mounted Rifles (Consolidated)

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1st Arkansas Consolidate Mounted Rifles (Confederate)
Flag of Arkansas.svg
Arkansas state flag
Active April 9, 1865–May 1, 1865
Country Confederate States of America
Allegiance Dixie CSA
Branch Cavalry
Size Regiment
Engagements American Civil War
Disbanded May 1, 1865

The 1st Arkansas Consolidate Mounted Rifles (1865) was a Confederate Army cavalry regiment during the American Civil War.

Organization[edit]

On April 9, 1865, the depleted Arkansas regiments of D. H. Reynolds' Brigade, Walthall's Division, Confederate Army of Tennessee, were consolidated into a single regiment the 1st Arkansas Consolidated Mounted Rifles, at Smithfield, North Carolina. The companies of the consolidated regiment were consolidated from the following Arkansas regiments:[citation needed]

The regimental field officers were:

  • Col. Henry G. Bunn.
  • Lt. Col. James P. Eagle.
  • Maj. George W. Wells.

Surrender[edit]

This regiment surrendered with the Army of Tennessee at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865. The 1st Arkansas Consolidated Mounted Rifles was paroled on May 1, 1865, at Jamestown, North Carolina.[citation needed]

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