28th Arkansas Infantry Regiment

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28th Arkansas Infantry (Confederate)
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Active June 26, 1862–1865
Disbanded 1865
Country Confederate States of America
Allegiance Dixie CSA
Branch Infantry
Size Regiment
Engagements

American Civil War

Arkansas Confederate Infantry Regiments
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The 28th Arkansas Infantry (1862–1865) was a Confederate Army infantry regiment during the American Civil War. The unit was later re-designated as the 36th Arkansas Infantry Regiment.

Organization[edit]

The 28th Infantry Regiment, originally known as McRae's Emergency Regiment and also called 2nd Trans-Mississippi Regiment, was organized on June 26, 1862.[1] Colonel Dandridge McRae, Lieutenant Colonel John E. Glenn, and Major W. S. Hanna were in command.[2] During the reorganization of the 1st Corps, Army of the Trans-Mississippi, following the Battle of Prairie Grove, the unit was redesignated as the 36th Arkansas Infantry Regiment.[2][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Sikakis, Stewart, Compendium of the Confederate Armies, Florida and Arkansas, Facts on File, Inc., 1992, ISBN 978-0-8160-2288-5, page 165.
  2. ^ a b National Park Service, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System Archived 2001-07-14 at Archive.is, Confederate Arkansas Troops, 28th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry. Retrieved 27 January 2011.
  3. ^ Gerdes, Edward G. "36TH ARKANSAS INFANTRY REGIMENT", Edward G. Gerdes Civil War Page, Accessed 27 April 2012, http://www.couchgenweb.com/civilwar/36f&s.html

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