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    BRITISH NORTH AMERICANS (CANADIANS) IN ARKANSAS REGIMENTS

    Confederate Units

    6th Battalion Arkansas Cavalry

  1. Anderson A. R. Coy C DLB 1833 Canada DLE 3 June 1861 Marion Crittenden County Ak DLD 29 July 1861 Pocahontas Ak Other Info The 6th Cav. was also known as Crittenden Rangers. The "Crittenden Rangers" initially enrolled in State service; when the company enlisted in Confederate service on July 29 1861 several men elected not to transfer and were discharged. Bio See Note #1

  2. McCann Archibald Coy C DLB 1839 Canada DLE 3 June 1861 Marion Crittenden County Ak DLD 29 July 1861 Pocahontas Ak Other Info The 6th Cav. was also known as Crittenden Rangers. The "Crittenden Rangers" initially enrolled in State service; when the company enlisted in Confederate service on July 29 1861 several men elected not to transfer and were discharged. Bio See Note #1

  3. Moore Andrew E. Coy C DLB 1840 Canada DLE 3 June 1861 Marion Crittenden County Ak Other Info The 6th Cav. was also known as Crittenden Rangers. He was killed in a fight with Private Granville P. Kirksey also of the Crittenden Rangers TLDD killed in a fight 12 Oct. 1861 Bowling Green Kentucky Bio See Note #1

    6th Battalion Arkansas Infantry

  4. Crook Leslie Coy F DLB c1838 Canada DLE 15 Mar. 1862 Hamburg Ashley County Ak He was transferred to Co. A 12th Battalion Arkansas Sharpshooters on June 30 1862 Other Info The 6 Battalion Arkansas Infantry was also known as Ashley Light Infantry BioSee Note #1

    16th Infantry

  • Boucher Charles Jacques Coy E Rnk Pvt. DLB 10 Nov. 1833 Amhurstberg Ontario Canada. TLDD Natural 24 Feb. 1899 Imboden Arkansas Bio See Note #1

  • Boucher G.L. Coy E Home Canada Rnk Pvt. Bio See Note #1

  • Boucher J W Coy E Home Canada Rnk Pvt. Bio See Note #1

  • Boucher James T Coy E Home Canada Rnk Pvt. Bio See Note #1

  • Boucher Samuel K Coy E Home Canada Rnk Corp. Bio See Note #1

    Desha County Militia

  • McDonald John DLB c1835 Canada DLE 28 Nov. 1861 Laconia Ak Other Info Desha Rangers (independent cavalry troop) Bio See Note #1

  • Murphy James K. DLB c1829 Halifax Nova Scotia (Canada) DLE 28 Nov. 1861 Laconia Ak Other Info Desha Rangers (independent cavalry troop) Bio See Note #1

  • Poole David DLB c1829 Canada DLE 28 Nov. 1861 Laconia Ak Other Info Desha Rangers (independent cavalry troop) He later served in Co. E 13th Regiment Arkansas Infantry. Bio See Note #1

    Desha Rangers

  • Cady John DLB c1833 Canada DLE 13 Dec. 1862 Desha County Ak Other Info Desha Rangers (independent cavalry troop) Bio See Note #1

    Flippin’s Battalion

  • Chapman Douglas DLB c1820 Canada DLE 1863 DLD 1865 Other Info Little is known of this battalion it appears to have been a mounted battalion enrolled in State service in mid-1863. TLDD Natural 19 Mar. 1893 Arkansas Bio See Note #1

    12th Battalion Arkansas Sharpshooters

    Spc Crook Leslie Coy A DLB c1838 Canada DLE 15 Mar. 1862 Hamburg Ashley County Ak He was transferred from 6 Arkansas Infantry (Battalion) Coy F on June 30 1862 Other Info The 6 Battalion Arkansas Infantry was also known as Ashley Light Infantry BioSee Note #1

    Note #1

    These names where given to me by Bryan Howerton. Thank You.

    He can be reached by e-mail at howerton@cswnet.com

    Table of Abbreviations
    Coy = Company AAE = Age at Enlistment
    Rnk = Rank DLB = Date and Location of Birth
    DLE = Date and Location of Enlistment DLD = Date and Location of Discharge
    KIA = Killed in Action MIA = Missing in Action
    POW = Prisoner of War DIP = Died in Prison
    DOW = Died of Wounds DofD = Died of Disease
    TLDD = Type, Location & Date of Death DOAI = Died of Accidental Injury
    NOR = Not On Rosters I found GAR = Grand Army of the Republic

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