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The plaque in the Vicksburg Waterpark on the Mississippi River commemorating the heroic actions of the CSS Arkansas.

 

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Bibliography

 

Brown, Isaac N., article "The Confederate Gunboat Arkansas," Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, Vol. 3, pg. 572.

 

Campbell, Thomas R., Southern Thunder: Exploits of the Confederate States Navy, Burd Street Press, 1996.

 

Chaffin, Tom, Sea of Gray: The Around-the-World Odyssey of the Confederate Raider Shenandoah, Hill and Wang, New York, 2006.

 

East, Charles, ed., Sarah Morgan: The Civil War Diary of a Southern Woman, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1991.

 

Gift, George W., "The Story of the Arkansas" Southern Historical Society Papers, Vol. 12, pg. 212.

 

Jack, Eugenius Alexander, Memoirs of E. A. Jack: Steam Engineer, CSS Virginia, Flanders, Alan B., and Captain Neale O. Westfall USCG (Ret.), Brandyland Publishers, White Stone, Virginia, 1998.

 

Jackman, John S., Diary of a Confederate Soldier, John S. Jackman of the Orphan Brigade, University of South Carolina Press, 1997.

 

Jones, Michael Dan, The Vicksburg 28th Louisiana Infantry, 2013.

 

Jones, Robert A., Confederate Corsair: The Life of Lt. Charles W. "Savez" Read, Stackpole Books, 2000.

 

Morgan, Sarah, ed. by Charles East, Sarah Morgan: The Civil War Diary of a Southern Woman, Touchstone Book, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1991.

 

Parrish, Thomas, The Saga of the Confederate Ram Arkansas: The Mississippi Valley Campaign 1862, Hill College Press, Hillsboro, Texas, 1987.

 

Ragland, Mary Lois S., comp., Fisher Funeral Home Records, Vicksburg, Mississippi 1854-1867, Heritage Books, Inc., Bowie, MD, 1992.

 

Scharf, J. Thomas, History of the Confederate States Navy, Crown Publishers, Inc., and The Fairfax Press, 1977.

 

Smith, Myron J., Jr., The Fight for the Yazoo, August 1862 - July 1864, McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, Jefferson, North Carolina, and London, 2012.

 

Smith, Myron J., Jr., Civil War Biographies from the Western Waters, McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, Jefferson, North Carolina, and London, 2015.

 

Smith, Myron J., Jr., The CSS Arkansas: A Confederate Ironclad on Western Waters, McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, Jefferson, North Carolina, and London, 2011.

 

Thompson, Edwin Porter, History of the First Kentucky Brigade, Caxton Publishing House, Cincinnati, 1868.

 

 

 

 

Arnold, J. Q. Records at Old Court House Museum, Vicksburg, Mississippi. [Sexton records]
 

Confederate Veterans Magazine -- Available on searchable CD.

 

 

Abbreviations

CV - Confederate Veterans Magazine

Fisher Funeral Home Records - Fisher Funeral Home Records, Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1854-1867

ORA - Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies

ORN - Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies

 

Internet sites

rblong.net/sailor/index.html -- NC Civil War Sailors Project

www.lascv.com/booth.html -- Andrew Booth's Index to Confederate Soldiers Service Records -- Louisiana soldiers

www.missouridivision-scv.org/mounits/cssark.htm , http://www.missouridivision-scv.org/ Missouri Division SCV

www.fold3.com -- Fold3 Compiled Military Records and more

www.forgottenbooks.com -- Forgotten Books -- Old books on every subject. Small monthly fee.

www.gutenberg.org -- Free ebooks -- Project Gutenberg

www.findagrave.com

www.genealogybank.com -- newspapers

ancestry.com

 

 

Clinch's Battery Information

This battery was from the 1 Louisiana Heavy Arty Reg., made up of Cos. A, I, and G. These three companies led by Henry A. Clinch arrived from the New Orleans area and helped defend Vicksburg during the first siege 18 May - 27 Jul 1862.

http://www.oocities.org/laheavy1/regimentalorg.html

 

From Jones, pg 39, "The list of 28th Louisiana men who are believed to have served on the Arkansas

 

Here are links to each regiment's "Record of Events" cards (fold3.com) mentioning the Arkansas.

22 Louisiana Inf, Co. A, attached to Pinkney's battery at https://www.fold3.com/image/271/81564299 and 23 Louisiana Inf, Co. A

6 Missouri Inf., Co. D at pg. 1 https://www.fold3.com/image/271/121112495 and at pg. 2 https://www.fold3.com/image/271/121112505

 

 

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