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CIVIL WAR VETERANS
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Conway County, Arkansas

Reid, Henry . .
1836-1905
Henry Reid served in the Union Army during the Civil War. He enlisted twice. First was on June 10, 1862, at Helena, Arkansas, for six months. He enrolled in Co. B of the 1st. Regiment of Arkansas Volunteers commanded by Captain T. W. Williams. He was honorably discharged at St. Louis, Missouri (Benton Barracks) on December 31, 1862. A War Department Record from the Adjutant General's Office dated April 25, 1884, substantiates this information and indicated that he mustered in on July 2, 1862, at Helena, Arkansas, and was present for roll in September and October 1862. He was a member of the G.O.P.
In the Declaration of a Widow for Original Pension, filed by Eliza Ann Reid on August 5, 1905, she indicated that Henry had also enlisted at Springfield, Missouri,. on July 12, 1863, as a Private in Co. E. 2nd Reg. Arkansas Volunteers and was discharged on August 20, 1865. According to the description which Henry gave on the petition, he was 6' tall with light complexion, light hair, and dark eyes.
Henry died of disease of lungs and is buried in the Reid Cemetery in Conway County, Arkansas.
Submitted by Debra Slater Garner


Garland County, Arkansas

Albertson, Jacob .
Pvt Co A, 7th Regiment, Iowa Infantry
Albertson is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas.

Aldrich, Albert P. .
April 1839 3 - August 17, 1909
PVT Co A 13 Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry 4
Aldrich is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas.

Bain, Henry .
1815-1897
Henry Bain served in the Confederate Army.
Bain enlisted on December 10, 1861, for twelve months at the age of forty-six. He was a third Sergeant in Perry Adcock's Company of the 16th Tennessee. He was captured on February 16, 1862, at the fall of Fort Donelson in west Tennessee. He was sent to Camp Morton, Indiana, and was listed as a prisoner of war on August 27, 1862, when he exchanged at Vicksburg, Mississippi. He was elected First Sergeant on September 20, 1862. He received his disability discharge on March 6, 1863.
Bain is buried in Bain Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas.
Submitted by Debra Slater Garner

Brown, F. O. .
Company F 4th Arkansas Cavalry [Union]
Mr. Brown is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas.

Burrough, Joel Ashmore .
-11/25/1903
Mr. Burrough served in Company H. of the Third Missouri Cavalry (Union) as a private.
Mr. Burrough is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas.

Cearley, Clement W.
-10/30/1930 5
Co H 3rd Missouri Cavalry
He is buried in Lowe Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas.

Gilham, John
Company C 3 Missouri Cavalry (Union)
Gilham is buried in Cunningham Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas. 2

Gillham, Philip Phagan . .
From the The Looking Glass fall 1995: Co. H. 3rd Mo. Cavalry U.S. Gillham fought in a skirmish at Hot Springs on February 10, 1864, and escaped unharmed. His hand-hewn log cabin, built in 1865, has been preserved at Royal, Arkansas. While Gillham was rebuilding his cabin, a group of bushwhackers tried to steal his horse. In defense of his property, he shot and killed one of the men.
He is buried in Lowe Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas
Submitted by Linda Miller

Greaves, David .
Captain, Company I, 21st Iowa Infantry
Greaves, David. Age 27. Residence Dubuque, nativity England. Appointed captain of Company I, 21st Iowa Volunteer Infantry, July 29, 1862. Mustered August 23, 1862. Wounded severely May 22, 1863, Vicksburg, Mississippi. Mustered out July 15, 1865, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Formerly of Company I, 1st Iowa Volunteer Infantry. Enlisted April 23, 1861. Mustered May 14, 1861. Mustered out August 21, 1861. (from Eric Starnes)
Mr. Greaves is buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas. 2

Hickman, John Wesley . .
20 February 1836 - 5 January 1922
Private 6 Mississippi Infantry C.S.A.
Company D Arkansas Infantry C.S.A. (Cocke's Regiment) per U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 (ancestry.com)
He enlisted March 1862 in Little Rock, Arkansas, and was discharged April 1865 per U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963 (ancestry.com)
Mr. Hickman is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas. 2

James, Henry .
May 9, 1832 - March 15, 1898
Second Lieutenant—Enlisted in Co. H, 6th Arkansas Cavalry, at Benton, Arkansas, June 19, 1862; elected second lieutenant, June 19, 1862; captured at Mine Creek, Kansas, October 25, 1864; confined at U.S. Military Prison, Johnson’s Island, Ohio, until released on oath of allegiance, June 16, 1865; born in Tennessee, c1832; died in Arkansas, March 15, 1897; widow Sue L. James filed Arkansas pension application #17996 from Garland County, August 11, 1902. (source: http://www.couchgenweb.com/civilwar/6cavcoh.html, accessed April 28, 2012)
Mr. James died March 15, 1898, according to tombstone and City of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Death Records, 1896-1917, compiled by Bobbie Jones McLane.
Mr. James is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas.

Johnson, Cyrus .
Company H 27th Ohio Infantry
Mr. Johnson is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas. 2

Johnson, Samuel S. .
Died 12 October 1900
Sergeant Company H 127 Regiment, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania  [127th Regiment U.S. Colored Troops]
Mr. Johnson's marker is spelled Johnston but it appears his last name was actually Johnson.
Mr. Johnson is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas.

Johnson, William W.
June 1839 - July 1901
PVT Co G 42 Regt Mississippi Volunteers Confederate States Army 2
Mr. Johnson is buried in Fourche Loupe Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas.

King, Alfred M.
1833 - 1864
CPL Co F 4 Regiment Arkansas Cavalry Union 2
Cpl. King is buried in Lowe Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas.

Knous, Daniel .
Company A 106 Illinois Infantry
Daniel Knous was 18 years old when he joined the 106 Illinois Infantry at Lincoln, Illinois, on 4 February 1864. He was mustered out 12 July 1865 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. (from Illinois State Archives)
Mr. Knous is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas. 2

Knous, Henry H. .
Corporal Company A 106 Illinois Infantry
Henry was 22 years old when he joined the 106 Illinois Infantry at Berlin, Illinois, on 15 August 1862. He was mustered in 17 September 1862 at Lincoln, Illinois, and mustered out 12 July 1865 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. (from Illinois State Archives)
Mr. Knous is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas. 2

Lavender, John T. .
Co G 4 Arkansas Cavalry (Union) 2
Mr. Lavender is buried in Lowe Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas.

Little, Loftin M. .
Company I 3 Arkansas Infantry C.S.A. 2
Mr. Little is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas.

Littler, Angus D. . .
1 April 1832 - 4 October 1926 2
Sergeant Company A 3 Missouri Cavalry 2
Mr. Littler is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas

Lowe, James H. .
October 1828 - December 5, 1908
2nd Lieutenant Company A 4th Arkansas Cavalry (Union) 2
Mr. Lowe is buried in Lowe Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas.

Lowrance, John M. .
5 November 1835 - 2 February 1912
Sergeant Company B 6 Regiment C.S.A. 2
Mr. Lowrance is buried in Buckville Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas

Lynn, Lemuel L.
November 19, 1845 - February 19, 1923
Pvt Co G 7 Tennessee Inf (Federal Military) 2
Mr. Lynn is buried in Fourche Loupe Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas.

Mackey, Andrew J. .
Pvt Co C 6 Kansas Cavalry (Union) 2
Mr. Mackey is buried in Lowe Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas.

Nobles, Nathaniel
Died June 4, 1862
Company F, 3rd Regiment Arkansas Cavalry, CSA
Nobles was in the first group of men who signed up for Company F, 3rd Arkansas Cavalry. He died in a military hospital in Okolona, Mississippi, on June 4, 1862, and is probably buried in an unmarked grave in the Confederate Cemetery located near the hospital. When he joined the Confederate army he left a wife, Margaret and three children, after his death the family moved to Texas.
Submitted by Charleen Cook Nobles

Noles, Joseph Y. .
April 14, 1835 - April 29, 1916
Sergeant Company E 49 Alabama Regiment CSA
Mr. Noles is buried in Caldwell Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas. 2

Pate, Allen P. .
Co F 4th Arkansas Cavalry (Union) 2
Mr. Pate is buried in Lowe Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas.

Rawls, John Felix
Co G 4th Arkansas Cavalry (Union) 2
Mr. Rawls is buried in Lowe Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas.

Robbins, William R. . .
1840-1892
Union Tennessee Volunteers
7th Regiment, Tennessee Mounted Infantry
Organized at Athens and Nashville, Tennessee, August, 1864. Attached to District of East Tennessee to March, 1865 2nd Brigade, District of East Tennessee, Department of the Cumberland, to July, 1865.
Service: Duty at Nashville and Athens till March, 1865. Action at Athens January 28, 1865. Near Philadelphia March 1. Operations about Athens March 2-4. Guard passes east of Athens till July. Mustered out July 27, 1865. William served first time Co. A 1st. Tennessee Infantry, Confederate Army; second time Co I , 7th Reg. Tennessee Mounted Infantry, Union Army. He was captured towards the end of the war and was given a choice go to a Union prison or join the Union Army.
He is buried in Buckville Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas.
Submitted by Debra Slater Garner

Sage, Elmer A. .
Died 4 June 1918 at the age of 77
1st Lieutenant Company E 112 Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Mr. Sage is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas. 2

Spiva, Jonas B. .
1st Lieutenant 4 Arkansas Cavalry
Spiva is buried in Lowe Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas.

Spurlin, James Frank .
November 8, 1845 (or 1846) - March 3, 1918
PVT Co E 19 Arkansas Infantry CSA
Mr. Spurlin is buried in Spurlin Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas. 2

Suddeth, George W. .
5 March 1840 - 31 March 1911
Company G. 28th Illinois Volunteer Infantry
Mr. Suddeth is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas. 2

Suddeth, Rice D. .
8 April 1846 - 5 January 1908
Company G. 28th Reg. Illinois Infantry
Mr. Suddeth is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas. 2

Turner, Samuel .
5 February 1835 - 30 March 1912
Company D 7th Indiana Volunteers 1861-1865
Mr. Turner is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas. 2

Ussery, Albert Chase .
December 18, 1848 - September 19, 1918 4 5 6
Pvt Co F 4 Arkansas Cavalry Union
Mr. Ussery is buried in Lowe Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas. 2

Warford, Francis Barclay .
1831 - 1876
Corporal Company E 19 Arkansas Infantry CSA 2
A private of Company G, 1st Regiment (Crawford’s) Arkansas Calvary, Confederate States Army, Warford enlisted the 9th of December 1862. Union Prisoner of War records show that he was captured the 22nd of August 1864 in Jefferson County, Arkansas.
He had an impressive war record fighting in battles at Corinth (Mississippi), Arkansas Post, Vicksburg (Mississippi), Chickamauga, Resaca (Georgia), Franklin (Tennessee), Nashville, Bentonville, and in Georgia.
He was a Union Prisoner of War at Little Rock, Arkansas, and Alton, Illinois, for seven months until he was exchanged in February of 1865.
After he was exchanged, he immediately re-entered the war. Later accounts have him killed in action but he lived to return to Garland County, Arkansas, where he operated a mill on the South Fork of the Saline River until his death in 1876.
Francis Barclay Warford was married to Rachel Jane White and had seven children. He is buried in the Smith Creek Cemetery, Lonsdale, Arkansas.
Photograph and biography submitted by great-great-granddaughter, Anita Millard

Wilcox, G. W. .
Company A 47th Missouri Infantry [Union]
Mr. Wilcox is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Garland County, Arkansas.


Montgomery County, Arkansas

Unknown Soldier .
This Confederate Soldier was killed in 1864 by bushwhackers and was the first burial in Reed Cemetery, Montgomery County, Arkansas.


1  From The Sentinel-Record obituary

2  From tombstone

3  1900 US Federal Census

4  National Park Service. U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.

5  Arkansas Death Index

6  Findagrave.com