Arkansas Civil War Union Units

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The information in this list of Arkansas Military Units comes from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors web site (CWSS). That web site can also be searched by the name of a soldier.

  • 1st Battery, Arkansas Light Artillery (African Descent) (Union) (see: archives.com-unit history)
  • 1st Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)
    Organized at Cassville and Springfield, Missouri, June to August, 1862. Mustered in at Springfield, Missouri, August 7, 1862.
    Skirmish near Van Buren April 2, 1865. Mustered out August 20, 1865.
  • 1st Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (African descent) (Union)

Designation changed to 46th Regiment United States Colored Infantry.

  • 2nd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry (Union)
    Organized at Helena, Arkansas, and Pilot Knob, Missouri, July 1862.
    Ordered to Memphis, Tennessee, January, 1865. Duty there and in District of West Tennessee until August. Mustered out August 20, 1865.
  • 2nd Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Union)
    Organized at Springfield, Missouri, and Fort Smith, Arkansas, October, 1863, to March, 1864.
    Moved to Clarksville December 31, and duty there and at Fort Smith until August. Mustered out August 8, 1865.
  • 2nd Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (African Descent) (Union) (archives.com - Fold 3)
    Designation changed to 54th Regiment United States Colored Infantry
  • 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (African Descent) (Union)

Designation changed to 56th Regiment United States Colored Infantry

  • 4th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Union)
    Organized at Batesville and Fort Smith, Arkansas, January to May, 1864, and served in various places.
    Moved to Fort Smith May 18, 1864, and duty there until October. Organization not completed and Regiment transferred to 2nd Arkansas Infantry October 28, 1864.
  • 6th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (African Descent) (Union)
    See 113th United States Colored Troops