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The number in the following list refers ONLY to the individual's "Note No." in the Table of Crewmen.

 

The proof of each man being on the Arkansas is in his linked file. Sometimes biographical information is added.

 

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1 Brown, Isaac Newton Commander of the Arkansas

 

2 Hodges, John G.

 

3 Shacklett, James R.

 

4 Gilmore, William

 

5 Montgomery, James

 

6 Brady, James L.  ORN I-19, pg 69; Missouridivision-scv.org; Capt. Brown wrote, “Mr. J. L. Brady, another one of our pilots, behaved with great coolness.” (ORN 1-19 pg 69) 

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7 Stevens, Henry K., Executive Officer (XO), Lt. 2nd in Command, ORN I-23, pg 698

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8 Travers, Thomas B.

 

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9 Grimball, John, 1st Lt. On 6 May ’61,

 

He was also a 1st Lieut on CSS Capitol before joining the Arkansas. ORN I-23, pg 698. Sketch at right from Battles and Leaders, Vol. III.

 ...........he was ordered to Memphis to join the crew of the Capitol.

 

 

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10 Clark, Thomas    

 

11 Read, Charles W., 2nd Lt. also know as "Savez." In his paper, "The Story of the Arkansas," George Gift offers this insight to the personality of Read. While running the gauntlet, Gift had asked Lt. Read to come forward, and he described Read's approach thus, "He came leisurely and carelessly, swinging a primer lanyard, and I think I have never looked at a person displaying such remarkable coolness and self possession." (Southern Historical Society Papers, Vol. 12, pg. 116)

 

12 Wharton, Arthur Dickson

 

13 Cooke, Henry S. Smith, Arkansas, pg. 307

 

14 Barbot, Alphonso, Lt. ORN I-23, pg 698

 

15 Scales, Dabney Minor  While passing through the gauntlet, "Some one called out that the colors had been shot away. It reached the ear of Midshipman Dabney M. Scales, and in an instant the glorious fellow scrambled up the ladder past Captain Brown, and fearlessly treading the terrible path of death, which was being swept by a hurricane of shot and shell, deliberately bent on the colors again, knotted the halyards and hoisted them up, and when they were again knocked away would have replaced them had not he been forbidden by the Captain." (Southern Historical Society Papers, Vol. 12, pg. 117)

 

16 Bacot, Richard H. Missouridivision-scv.org; Campbell, Southern Thunder, pg 174

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17 Curtis

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18 Tyler, Clarence W.

 

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19 Cole, Henry, Sgt.

 

20 Phillips, John L.

 

21 Millikin, Samuel

 

22 Eaton, Quartermaster- "Stationed on the ladder leading to the berth-deck was a Quartermaster named Eaton. He was

assigned the duty of passing shells from the forward shell-room, and also had a kind of superintendence over the boys who came for powder. Eaton was a character. He had thick, rough, red hair, an immense muscular frame, and a will and courage rarely encountered. Nothing daunted him, and the hotter the fight, the fiercer grew Eaton. From his one eye he glared furiously on all who seemed inclined to shirk, and his voice grew louder and more distinct as the shot rattled

and crashed upon our mail.

At one instant you would hear him pass the word down the hatch : "Nine-inch shell, five-second fuse—here you are, my lad, with your rifle shell, take it and go back quick—what's the matter that you can't get that gun out?" and, like a cat, he would spring from his place and throw his weight on the side tackle, and the gun was sure to go out. "What are you doing here, wounded ? Where are you hurt? Go back to your gun, or I'll murder you on the spot—here's your nine-inch shell—mind, shipmate (to a wounded man), the ladder is bloody, don't slip, let me help you." (Southern Historical Society Papers, Vol. 12, pg. 118

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23 City, George Washington Ran propulsion machinery, ORN I-23, pg 698; Campbell, Southern Thunder, pg 174

 

24 Cenas, Hilary

 

25 Brown, Eugene H. ORN I-23, pg 698.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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26 Gettis, James S.

 

27 Covert, Ellison

 

28 Dupuy, John S. 

 

29 Doland, James T. ORN I-23, pg 698

 

30 Washington, H. W. M., Dr.

 

31 Morfit, Charles M., Dr. 

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32 Unknown, Doctor After the run through the Federal fleet, the Arkansas lacked crew. Many who volunteered at Yazoo City left the boat at Vicksburg. The Arkansas also lacked doctors as those who had been onboard, at least two, had also left, sick. While the boat was being repaired at Vicksburg, Capt. Brown was looking for new men. Robert A. Jones in Confederate Corsair: The Live of Lt. Charles W. "Savez" Read writes, "The Arkansas lacked not only crew, but also officers, as both of the surgeons had taken ill. Brown telegraphed throughout the state for medical volunteers. A few days later the captain appointed a doctor from Clinton as surgeon. The officer of the powder division took the doctor on a tour of the ironclad. On passing the gun deck, the officer remarked that during battle, the wounded were carried below in a steady stream. At that moment the Union mortars opened up. The doctor spent the day standing on the companion ladder, ducking into his stateroom when he heard the whiz of the shells. After the shell hit he would return and watch for another. When the shells hit close by, he would grown, "Oh! Louisa and the babes!"

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33 Taylor, Richard ORN I-23, pg 698

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34 Parks, William Pratt “Buck,” Capt.

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35 McCalla, Robert Gun captain on Arkansas. Lt. Gift wrote, "He [Grimball] had the best gun captain, Robert McCalla, in the ship, and a superb crew, and his gun seemed to be continually going out and recoiling in again."

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36 Woodward, W. H., From a report of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, dated 23 Jul 1862, where W. H. Woodward was one of six killed in the Arkansas' encounter with the Union ram Essex on 22 Jul 1862; ORN I-19, pg. 70.

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37 Bacon, Edward W. 

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38 Hoole, James L., Capt. Smith, The CSS Arkansas, pg. 214.

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39 Matthews, Robert Ballard, Lt.   

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40 Watts, Thomas As of 15 Jul – from ORN I-19, pg 74; see Note 44

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41 Brindley, James, Sgt. Cobb’s Battery, 4th Kentucky Brigade. As of 15 Jul – from ORN I-19, pg 74; see endnote 44

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42 Leonard, John Cobb's Battery, 4th Kentucky Brigade. As of 15 Jul – from ORN I-19, pg 74; see endnote 44

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43 Thornton, Charles, Pvt As of 15 Jul – from ORN I-19, pg 74

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44 Black, Daniel C., Pvt

 

45 Moore, Benjamin G., Pvt As of 15 Jul – from ORN I-19, pg 74

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46 Talbott, Daniel, Midshipman

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47 Wilson, Joseph L. [?], Purser's clerk. From rblong.net   

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48 Minton [Murton], Smith Brother of Stephen Minton. Both served on the Arkansas.

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49 Summers, William M. 6 Missouri Infantry, Co. D. After serving on the Arkansas, he was detailed to Briarfield Arsenal (at plantation of Jefferson Davis located on the Mississippi River) for the months of Nov and Dec 1862. https://www.fold3.com/image/20/121518443 and https://www.fold3.com/image/20/121518527   

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50 Portman, Joseph V. 6 Missouri Infantry, Co. D https://www.fold3.com/image/271/121503303

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51 Thomure, Leon 6 Missouri Infantry, Co. D https://www.fold3.com/image/271/121529493 "Killed in action July 15, 1862, on Gun Boat Arkansas." See newspaper clipping.

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52 Allen, Caleb W.

 

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53 Dills, William

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54 Cranmer, Noadiah B, Pvt

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55 Donnelly, Henry From “Booth’s Index To Louisiana Soldiers Service Records” at http://www.lascv.com/booth.html and http://www.lascv.com/b21.html Donnelly, Henry (also Donelly, H.), Pvt. Co. A. 17th La. Infty. En. Sept. 30th, 1861, Camp Moore, La. Present on all Rolls to June, 1862. July and Aug., 1862, Placed on board Steamer Arkansas and has not returned. Sept. to Dec., 1862, Present. Returned to Company from the Arkansas. Roll Jan and Feb., 1863, Absent. Sent to gunboat in Yazoo River, Feb. 19th, 1863, by order Gen. Lee.

 

56 Albert, Alexander, Sgt. Missouridivision-scv.org; https://www.fold3.com/image/121114348

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57 Alexander, William, Pvt From https://www.fold3.com/image/20/65746979 “Wounded in action July 15, 62 onboard C. S. Ram Arkansas. Due him $55.00 bounty.”

From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that William Alexander

was among the eighteen wounded [15 wounded; 3 badly wounded] 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 70.

From a report of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, dated 23 Jul 1862, where it was noted that William Alexander was one of four sailors wounded in the Arkansas' encounter with the Union ram Essex on 22 Jul; ORN I-19, pg. 67.

https://www.fold3.com/image/271/65746977 Orders for the Arkansas 25 Jun 1862.  https://www.fold3.com/image/271/65747067

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58 Anderson, Charles Samuel, 2nd Lt From https://www.fold3.com/image/20/121115452; https://www.fold3.com/image/20/121115424 Sep – Oct 1862 appear to be the earliest CSR in fold3 for this man, though the enlistment date given is 17 Jan 1862. There appear to be no CSR for the months the Arkansas was built and was active. Missouridivision-scv.org

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59 Anderson, James From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that James Anderson was among the eighteen wounded [15 wounded; 3 badly wounded] 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 70.

 

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60 Bauman, Jerimian M., Sgt http://www.missouridivision-scv.org

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61 Beecher, Arnold, Ordinary Seaman From a report of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, dated 23 Jul 1862, where Arnold Beecher was one of six wounded in the Arkansas' encounter with the Union ram Essex on 22 Jul 1862; ORN I-19, pg. 70.

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62 Blankenship, A. J., Pvt From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N. Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that A. J. Blankenship was among the 12 killed 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 69; Missouridivision-scv.org. See newspaper clipping.

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63 Caulfield, Peter From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that Peter Caulfield was among the eighteen wounded [15 wounded; 3 badly wounded] 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 70.

 

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64 Clifford, Daniel, Seaman From a report of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, dated 23 Jul 1862, where Daniel Clifford was one of six wounded in the Arkansas' encounter with the Union ram Essex on 22 Jul 1862; ORN I-19, pg. 70.

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65 Assistant Surgeon's name unknown. Due to illness, he left Arkansas on arriving at Vicksburg. Smith, Arkansas.

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66 Cusick, Edward From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N. Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that Edward Cusick was among the 12 killed 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 69. See Ragland's Fisher Funeral Home Records, pg 198.   

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67 Davis, Nicholas From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that Nicholas Davis was among the eighteen wounded [15 wounded; 3 badly wounded] 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 70.

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68 Dunn, Henry From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N. Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that Henry Dunn was among the twelve killed 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 69.

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69 Evans, Henry From a report of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, dated 16 Jul 1862, where Henry Evans was one of six wounded in the Arkansas' encounter with the Union ram Essex on 22 Jul; ORN I-19, pg. 70. He was an Army volunteer.

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70 Flores, Antonio, Pvt 28 (Thomas') Louisiana Inf, From “Booth’s Index To Louisiana Soldiers Service Records” at http://www.lascv.com/booth.html and http://www.lascv.com/b25.html Flores, Antonio, Pvt. Co. G, 28th (Thomas') Regt. La. Inf. En. April 7, 1862, New Orleans, La. Roll to Aug. 31, 1862.

From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N. Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that Antonio Florez was among the 12 killed 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 69.

https://www.fold3.com/image/271/82753226

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71 Gift, George W. From https://archive.org/stream/tennesseeinwar1800wrig/tennesseeinwar1800wrig_djvu.txt
GIFT, GEORGE W. Born in Tennessee. Resigned as midshipman, U. S. Navy, January 10, 1851. Master not in line of promotion, December 27, 1861 ; lieutenant for the war, March 18, 1862; first lieutenant, Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864, to rank from January 6, 1864. Served as acting master, C. S. floating battery; reported at Columbus, Kentucky, December 31, 1861 ; C. S. S. Louisiana; surrender of Forts Jackson and St. Philip, April 28, 1862; C. S. steam ram Arkansas, 1862; C. S. S. Chattahoochie, 1862-63; participated in Johnson's Island expedition, October, 1863; naval station Charleston, S. C, 1863-64; participated in capture of U. S. S. Underwriter, February 2, 1864; C. S. S. Chattahoochie, 1864; ordered, July 5, 1864, to report to Commander Brent, Commanding C.S.S. Savannah.
From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that George W. Gift  was

one of eighteen sailors wounded (15) or badly wounded (3) wounded [Gift was wounded in the arm and shoulder] 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 70.   

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72 Hardee, Charles From a report of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, dated 23 Jul 1862, where Charles Hardee was one of six wounded in the Arkansas' encounter with the Union ram Essex on 22 Jul 1862; ORN I-19, pg. 70.

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73 Harter, Francis From a report of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, dated 23 Jul 1862, where Francis Harter  was one of six killed in the Arkansas' encounter with the Union ram Essex on 22 Jul 1862; ORN I-19, pg. 70.

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74 Heaton, Samuel From a report of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, dated 23 Jul 1862, where Samuel Heaton  was one of six killed in the Arkansas' encounter with the Union ram Essex on 22 Jul 1862; ORN I-19, pg. 70.

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75 Hill, J. R. From a report of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, dated 23 Jul 1862, where J. R. Hill was one of six wounded in the Arkansas' encounter with the Union ram Essex on 22 Jul; ORN I-19, pg. 70.

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76 Jackson, William Hutchison

From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that William Hutchison Jackson was among the eighteen wounded [wounded, 15; badly wounded, 3] [Jackson was slightly bruised] 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 70. Officers in the Confederate States Navy, pg. 69

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77 Johnson, John, Sergt From “Booth’s Index To Louisiana Soldiers Service Records” at http://www.lascv.com/booth.html and http://www.lascv.com/b36.html Johnson, John, Sergt. Co. A, 28th (Thomas') Regt. La. Inf. En. April 6, 1862, Opelousas. Roll to Aug. 31, 1862, Died at Mrs. Cox's Hospl., Vicksburg, of wounds Recd. on Ram Arkansas.

From https://www.fold3.com/image/20/81591330 “Died at Mrs. Cox’s Hosp. Vicks[burg] of wounds rec’d on ram Arkansas.” On Company Muster Roll card 6 Apr – 31 Aug 1862. [Mrs. Cox, wife of a Southern officer, took wounded into her large home where she and her daughter cared for them.]
From https://www.fold3.com/image/20/81591336 Death date 23 July 1862
23 Jul Report of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, ORN I-19, pg. 70; died in Vicksburg Hosp., (Jones, The Vicksburg 28th Louisiana Infantry, pg 39); “Sergeant John Johnson of Company A was mortally wounded and died in the Vicksburg Hospital…” (Jones, The Vicksburg 28th Louisiana Infantry, pg. 39). 

From a report of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, dated 23 Jul 1862, where John Johnson, one of six wounded [Johnson was "badly wounded"] in the Arkansas' encounter with the Union ram Essex on 22 Jul; ORN I-19, pg. 70.

 

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78 Kane, John, Pvt From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N. Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that John Kane was among the 12 killed 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 69

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79 Kelly, John From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that John Kelly was among the eighteen wounded [15 wounded; 3 badly wounded] 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 70.

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80 Lewis, Charles From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N. Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that Charles Lewis was among the 12 killed 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 69.

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81 Lang, Edward

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82 Lynch, Thomas, Sgt From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that Thomas Lynch was among the eighteen wounded [15 wounded; 3 badly wounded] 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 70.

From a report of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, dated 23 Jul 1862, where Thomas Lynch was one of four sailors wounded in the Arkansas' encounter with the Union ram Essex on 22 Jul; ORN I-19, pg. 70.

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83 Madden, Charles, Pvt From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N. Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that Charles Madden was among the 12 killed 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 69.

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84 Martinez, Bernard, Pvt From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that Bernard Martinez was among the eighteen wounded [15 wounded; 3 badly wounded] 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 70.

From a report of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, dated 23 Jul 1862, where Bernard Martinez was one of four sailors wounded in the Arkansas' encounter with the Union ram Essex on 22 Jul; ORN I-19, pg. 70.

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85 Minton [Murton], Stephen, Pvt 16 Jul Report of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas. This man's name is Minton, though it was listed as Murton by Capt. Brown on his report for casualties of 15 July 1962.  See memorial stone for Stephen at findagrave.com memorial #23048486. His cards at https://www.fold3.com/image/271/122454903 and https://www.fold3.com/image/271/122454913 note his 15 Jul 1862 death onboard the Arkansas; and on the back of the latter card is written, "Brave and good soldier" (https://www.fold3.com/image/271/122454924). Stephen died in the first battle of the day on the Yazoo River when he stuck his head out of a gun port and a cannonball decapitated him. The Captain ordered the body thrown overboard, but the soldier receiving the order cried, "Oh, Sir, I cannot, he is my brother!" On the back of Stephen Minton's memorial marker, one can see these words.

From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N. Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that Stephen Minton was among the 12 killed 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 69.
His brother Smith Minton was also on the
Arkansas but survived. He is buried (findagrave #23048433) near his brother's memorial stone in Bloomfield Cemetery in Stoddard Co., Missouri.  Some sources say he is buried in Texas. See newspaper clipping.

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86 Norton, Patrick From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that Patrick Norton was among the eighteen wounded [15 wounded; 3 badly wounded] 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 70.

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87 Paul, C. D., Corp. From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that C. D. Paul was among the eighteen wounded [15 wounded; 3 badly wounded] 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 70. See newspaper clipping.

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88 Perry, William, Capt. From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that William Perry was among the 12 killed 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 69.

 

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89 Pledge, John From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that John Pledge was among the eighteen wounded [15 wounded; 3 badly wounded3] 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 70.

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90 Rankin, R. From a report of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, dated 23 Jul 1862, where R. Rankin was one of six killed in the Arkansas' encounter with the Union ram Essex on 22 Jul 1862; ORN I-19, pg. 70

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91 Sevier, Thomas R., Pvt From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that Thomas R. Sevier was among the eighteen wounded [15 wounded; 3 badly wounded] 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 70.

He was fifty years old when he enlisted. He fought at Fort Pillow and, in Oct 1862 at Iuka and Corinth, where he was severely wounded. That December, he died from his wounds in the Vicksburg hospital. Ragland's Fisher Funeral Home Records of Vicksburg has, "Sevier, Thos. R., 21 Dec 1862; Co. D, 6 Mo.; City Hospital; Grave 525."

Name also seen spelled as Senere and Severe. https://www.fold3.com/image/121483158 

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92 Phillips, John L. From “Booth’s Index To Louisiana Soldiers Service Records” at http://www.lascv.com/booth.html and http://www.lascv.com/b36.html Jones, The Vicksburg 28th Louisiana Infantry, Phillips, Pvt. Co. D, 28th (Thomas') Regt. La. Inf. En. April 10, 1862, New Orleans, La. Rolls from Aug. 31, 1862, to Oct., 1862, Absent on the ram Arkansas since June 24. Roll for Oct. 31, 1862, to Feb. 28, 1863, state Present. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War show him captured and paroled at Vicksburg, Miss., July 4, 1863. On List dated Parole Camp, Enterprise, Miss., Nov. 8, 1863. Roll to Dec. 31, 1863. states Present.
From https://www.fold3.com/image/271/81592018 and https://www.fold3.com/image/271/81592023 “Absent on the ram Arkansas since the 24th of June.” Also, https://www.fold3.com/image/271/81592029 He was present for a muster roll 31 Dec 1863, shown at https://www.fold3.com/image/271/81592038 On Jul and Aug 1862, regimental returns, he is marked as serving on the Arkansas. On Sep 1862 regimental return, he is on “det serv with crew of ram
Arkansas” shown at https://www.fold3.com/image/271/81592069  

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93 Shields, Henry, Pvt From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N. Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that Henry Shields was among the 12 killed 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 69.

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94 Snider, John, Pvt From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that Jhn Snider lost an arm 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." "...since dead." ORN 1-19, pg 70. See newspaper clipping.

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95 O’Sullivan, Daniel, Pvt Seen also as Sullivan. https://www.fold3.com/image/271/84492234 ; https://www.fold3.com/image/271/84492235 Jones, The Vicksburg 28th Louisiana Infantry, pg 39.

From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N. Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that Daniel Sullivan was among the 12 killed 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 69

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96 Sullivan, John, Pvt From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that John Sullivan was among the eighteen wounded [15 wounded; 3 badly wounded] 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 70.

 

From a report of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, dated 23 Jul 1862, where John Sullivan was one of four sailors wounded in the Arkansas' encounter with the Union ram Essex on 22 Jul; ORN I-19, pg. 70.

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97 Thomure, Felix, Pvt From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that Felix Thomure lost a leg 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." "...since dead." ORN 1-19, pg 70. See newspaper clipping.

16 Jul Report of Lt. I. N.  Brown,  Capt. of the Arkansas. "Killed on Gun Boat Arkansas before the consolidation. Was brave and good soldier." https://www.fold3.com/image/271/121529433

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98 Thorhell, John From a report of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, dated 23 Jul 1862, where John Thorhell was one of six killed in the Arkansas' encounter with the Union ram Essex on 22 Jul 1862; ORN I-19, pg. 70. A fireman on the Arkansas. See newspaper clipping

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99 Edley, Thomas, Pvt From “Booth’s Index To Louisiana Soldiers Service Records” at http://www.lascv.com/booth.html and http://www.lascv.com/b23.html Edley, Thomas, Pvt. Co. A, 22nd and 23rd La. Inf. En. March 20, 1862, Fort Pike, La. Present to April, 1862. Roll for July and Aug., 1862, Deserted from C. S. Gunboat Arkansas, Aug. 7, 1862. Edlin, J. R. (also Ederlin, J. R.), Corpl. Co. A, 28th (Thomas') La. Inf. En. April 6, 1862, Opelousas, La. Present on all Rolls to Feb., 1863. On Roll of Prisoners of War, Captured and paroled at Vicksburg, Miss., July 4, 1863.   

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100 Watson, Berry, Pvt From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that Berry Watson was among the eighteen wounded [15 wounded; 3 badly wounded] 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 70. See newspaper clipping.

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101 Enwright, Maurice, Pvt From “Booth’s Index To Louisiana Soldiers Service Records” at http://www.lascv.com/booth.html and http://www.lascv.com/b23.html Enwright, Maurice (also Enright, Norris), Pvt. Co. A, 17th La. Inf. En. Sept. 30, 1861. Camp Moore, La. Present on all Rolls to June, 1862. Roll for July and Aug., 1862. Placed on Board Steamer Arkansas. Roll for Sept. and Oct., 1862, Present, retd. to Co. from the Arkansas.
Present on Rolls Nov., 1862, to Feb., 1863. 

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102 Wilson, John A. From a report dated 16 Jul 1862 of Lt. I. N.  Brown, Capt. of the Arkansas, where it is noted that John A. Wilson was among the eighteen wounded [15 wounded; 3 badly wounded] [Wilson was stunned and slightly confused] 15 Jul 1862 "in our three actions yesterday with the enemy's fleet on the Mississippi River...." ORN 1-19, pg 70.

ORN I-23, pg 698; Wilson wrote a short account of the Arkansas in his diary.

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103 Erwin, G. W., Pvt From “Booth’s Index To Louisiana Soldiers Service Records” at http://www.lascv.com/booth.html and http://www.lascv.com/b23.html Co. A, 28th (Thomas') Regt. La. Inf. En. May 1, 1862, Camp Moore, La. Roll to Aug. 31, 1862, Present, in Regt. Hospl. Volunteered for service on Ram Arkansas, June 24, 1862, returned to Co. Aug. 11. Rolls from Sept., 1862, to Feb., 1863, Present. On Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured and paroled at Vicksburg, Miss., July 4, 1863. Sent from Vicksburg, Miss., to Cairo, Ill., to be forwd. to Depot for Prisoners of War, Nov. 26, 1863. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured at Union Point, La., Nov. 6, 1863, or Miss. River, Nov. 19, 1863. Sent to Camp Morton, Ind., Dec. 7, 1863. Remark: Desires to take the Oath of Allegiance and remain in Ind., a loyal man. Died Feb. 3, 1864, at Camp Morton, Ind., of Erysipelas. (Paroled Prisoner) https://www.fold3.com/image/271/82750704  

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104 Murray, John From “Booth’s Index To Louisiana Soldiers Service Records” at http://www.lascv.com/booth.html and http://www.lascv.com/b53.html Murray, John, Pvt. Co. G, 1st La. Hvy. Arty. (Regulars). En. May 18, 1861, New Orleans, La. Present on all Rolls to April, 1862. Rolls July, 1862, to Oct., 1862, Detached on Arkansas; not returned. Roll Nov. and Dec., 1862, Present. Rolls Jan., 1863, to April, 1863, Absent, sent to Hospl. Rolls June, 1863, to April, 1864, Present. Roll May and June, 1864, Absent without leave. Rolls July, 1864, to Oct., 1864, Present. Roll March and April, 1865, Desertion; remained in Mobile on its evacuation.   

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105 Wolf, Gotleib, Pvt From “Booth’s Index To Louisiana Soldiers Service Records” at http://www.lascv.com/booth.html and http://www.lascv.com/b84.html Wolf, Gotleib, Pvt. Co. C, 28th (Thomas') La. Inf. Roll to Aug. 31, 1862 (only Roll on which borne), En. New Orleans, La., March 12, 186-. Remarks: Transfd. to Gunboat Arkansas, July 21, 1862.
Gotleib Wolf https://www.fold3.com/image/271/84497010 “Transferred to gun boat
Arkansas 21 July 1862.”
https://www.fold3.com/image/271/84497011 “Transferred to ram
Arkansas on the 23 July 1862.”
https://www.fold3.com/image/271/84497013 Pvt Wolf received his pay and signed a receipt for it on 25 Aug 1862, showing he survived his Arkansas experience.

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106 Behm, August, Pvt From “Booth’s Index To Louisiana Soldiers Service Records” at http://www.lascv.com/booth.html and http://www.lascv.com/bo5.html “Behm, August, Pvt. Co. C. 28th La. Infty. (Thomas'). En. March 6th, 1862, New Orleans. La. Roll for May and June, 1862, "Present. promoted Corpl. May 1st, 1862." Roll for July and Aug., 1862, "Present. Reduced to Ranks Aug. 31st. 1862." Roll for Sept. and Oct., 1862, "Present." Roll dated Oct. 31st, 1862. to Feb. 28th, 1863. "Absent. On Gunboat. Feb. 18th, 1863."
Compiled Service Record on fold3 at https://www.fold3.com/image/271/82686266; at fold3 name is also seen as Bame; Jones, The Vicksburg 28th Louisiana Infantry, pg.39, where Jones lists several members of the 28th that “are believed to have served on the
Arkansas.”
https://www.fold3.com/image/271/82686301 

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107 Ballard, W. J Only his reference envelope is available on fold3 at https://www.fold3.com/image/271/82685403 No cards are available. His rank spaces hold on the the word “gunner.” Also see Jones, The Vicksburg 28th Louisiana Infantry, pg 39, where the author lists several members of the 28th that “are believed to have served on the Arkansas.”
From “Booth’s Index To Louisiana Soldiers Service Records” at http://www.lascv.com/booth.html and http://www.lascv.com/bo3.html Ballard, W. J., __ Gunner __ 28th (Thomas') La. Infty. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War Captured Arkansas Post Dec. 28th, 1862. Sent from Camp Douglas, Ill., to City Pt., Va., for Exchange March __, 1863. 

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108 Birmingham, W. H. Only his reference envelope is available on fold3 at https://www.fold3.com/image/271/82688423 No cards are available. His rank spaces hold only the the word “gunner”; on bottom of reference envelope is note, “See also CS Navy. ”See Jones, pg 39, The Vicksburg 28th Louisiana Infantry, where the author lists several members of the 28th that “are believed to have served on the Arkansas.”
From “Booth’s Index To Louisiana Soldiers Service Records” at http://www.lascv.com/booth.html and   http://www.lascv.com/bo6.html  Birmingham, W. H., Gunner 28th La. Infty. (Thomas'). Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War Captured at Arkansas Post Dec. 28th, 1862. Sent from Camp Douglas, Ill., to City Pt., Va., for Exchange.  
 

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109 Box, James Only his reference envelope is available on fold3 at https://www.fold3.com/image/271/82690377
His rank space holds on the the word “gunner”; on bottom of reference envelope is note, “See also CS Navy.” Also see Jones, pg 39, The Vicksburg 28th Louisiana Infantry, where the author lists several members of the 28th that “are believed to have served on the
Arkansas.
From “Booth’s Index To Louisiana Soldiers Service Records” at http://www.lascv.com/booth.html and htttp://www.lascv.com/bo8.html Box, James, Gunner. ____ 28th, La. Infty. (Thomas'). Federal Rolls of War, Captured at Arkansas Post, Dec. 28th, 1862. Forwd. to Camp Douglas, Ill. Died _____.

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110 Brown, John https://www.fold3.com/image/271/82691997 has reference envelope only and no CSR cards. On bottom of reference envelope is note, “See also CS Navy”;  From http://www.lascv.com/b10.html Brown, John, _____ 28th La. Infty. (Thomas') Gunboat Crew. On Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War. Captured at Vicksburg, Miss., Dec. 28th. 1862. Sent to City Pt., Va., for exchange March, 1863, from Camp Douglas. Ill.

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111 Burns, J. J. has only a reference envelope at https://www.fold3.com/image/271/82692635 with a note to “See also CS Navy.” From http://www.lascv.com/b11.html Burns, J. J., ____ 28th La. Infty. (Thomas'). Union Prisoner of War records (also borne on Rolls as J. J. Burns), Gun Boat Crew Confed. States Navy. Captured at Vicksburg, Miss., Dec. 28th, 1862. Paroled at Camp Douglas. Ill., April 3rd, 1863. Roll indorsed received at City Point, Va., April 10th, 1863.; Jones, The Vicksburg 28th Louisiana Infantry, pg 39. 

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112 Donelly, Michael, “Mac” Pvt At https://www.fold3.com/image/271/82746760, he is “absent on gun boat since February 18th” – no year stated; this company muster roll is dated 31 Oct 1862 to 28 Feb 1863. At https://www.fold3.com/image/271/82746779, we read he is sandy complexion, sandy hair, gray eyes, and five feet tall. His place of residence is New Orleans.
From “Booth’s Index To Louisiana Soldiers Service Records” at http://www.lascv.com/booth.html and http://www.lascv.com/b21.html Donelly, Michael, Pvt. Co. D. 28th (Thomas') La. Infty. En. April 10th, 1862, New Orleans, La. Present on Roll to Aug. 21st, 1862. Roll for Sept. and Oct., 1862, Present. Roll for Oct. 31st, 1862, to Feb. 28th, 1863, Absent on gunboat since Feb. 18th, Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured Vicksburg, Miss., July 4th, 1863. Sent to Memphis, Tenn., July 18th, 1863. Name appears as signature to an Oath of Allegiance subscribed and sworn to at Memphis, Tenn., Oct. 8th, 1863, to the U. S. Res. New Orleans, La. Complexion sandy, hair sandy, eyes gray, height 5 ft. - in.
Donnelley, Michael “Mac,” Pvt Spelling of last name corresponds with his fold3 record; also Mikel Donnelly. 
 

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113 Helmig, William From his CSR at https://www.fold3.com/image/271/81589117 “Transferred to gun boat Arkansas 21 July 1862”; also https://www.fold3.com/image/271/81589119 and https://www.fold3.com/image/271/81589123
From “Booth’s Index To Louisiana Soldiers Service Records” at http://www.lascv.com/b32.html Helmig, William, Pvt. Co. C, 28th (Thomas') La. Inf. En. March 22, 1862, New Orleans, La. Roll to Aug. 31, 1862, Transfd. to Gunboat Ark., July 21, 1862. Roll to Feb. 28, 1863, Absent, missing in skirmish woods west of Chickasaw Bayou, Dec. 28, 1862. Was transfd. to Gunboat Arkansas, July 22, 1862. Returned to Co., Nov. 6, 1862.
This URL shows a Regimental Return after a possible sickness? https://www.fold3.com/image/271/81589123
IF this is our William Helmig, this medical discharge may have been his illness. https://www.fold3.com/image/271/81589143
No record seen here for enlistment mentioned on this medical certificate where he is described as Sergeant William Hedmig of Capt. James Ryan’s company. This certificate is interesting because it shows his occupation as carpenter. At the time he was transferred to the Arkansas, the ship was greatly in need of repair from attacks from the Union fleet.
Jones, The Vicksburg 28th Louisiana Infantry, pg 39 

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114 Myer, William https://www.fold3.com/image/271/81602445  https://www.fold3.com/image/271/81602468 also spells his name Mayer. See https://www.fold3.com/image/271/81602468 Company Muster Roll card for 31 Oct 1862 to 28 Feb 1863, where it  states that he was “Absent. Detached on gun boat Feb  18, 1862.” Jones, The Vicksburg 28th Louisiana Infantry, pg 39, where his last name is spelled Meyer (but spelled Myer on fold3, though also seen there as Mayer) 

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115 Mannevitz, Louis, Pvt https://www.fold3.com/image/271/81598897 Jones, The Vicksburg 28th Louisiana Infantry, pg 39; various spellings of last name, including Manneratis and Manervitz; Present for Sep and Oct 1862 company muster rolls https://www.fold3.com/image/271/81598904
Company muster roll for 31 Oct to 28 Feb 1863 shows, “On gun boat since February 18” https://www.fold3.com/image/271/81598913
After the Vicksburg siege, he enlisted in 7th Indiana Cavalry Aug 1863. See https://www.fold3.com/image/271/81598953 

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116 Settigg, Charles, Pvt Jones, The Vicksburg 28th Louisiana Infantry, pg 39;  https://www.fold3.com/image/271/84494306 [need to verify service on Arkansas]

 

117 Walsh, Edward 28 (Thomas') Louisiana Inf https://www.fold3.com/image/271/84496531 Jones, The Vicksburg 28th Louisiana Infantry, pg 39

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118 Hardcastle, T. C. At https://www.fold3.com/image/271/81588446, has only reference envelope with note saying to see Misc Files, CS Navy. From “Booth’s Index To Louisiana Soldiers Service Records” at http://www.lascv.com/booth.html and http://www.lascv.com/b31.html Hardcastle, T. C.. Gunner Co. -, 28th (Thomas') La. Inf. Confed. States Navy. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured at Arkansas Post, Dec. 28, 1862. Sent to Camp Douglas, Ill. Released on Oath of Allegiance from Camp Douglas, Ill. 

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119 Williams, Charles 28 (Thomas') Louisiana Inf  https://www.fold3.com/image/271/84496899  Jones, The Vicksburg 28th Louisiana Infantry, pg 39 [needs verifying for Arkansas service] 

 

120 Woodruff, N. M. https://www.fold3.com/image/271/84497036 Jones, The Vicksburg 28th Louisiana Infantry, pg 39  [needs verifying for Arkansas service] 

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121 May, T. L. From The Confederate Veteran, Vol. XV, 1907, pg. 256. “T. L. May, of Brewton, Ala., wants to locate any comrades that served on the gunboat Arkansas Ram, Mississippi River, or the Chicora at Charleston, S. C. This comrade served on both boats as fireman, and wishes to prove his record.” 

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122 Ohlhausen, James R. 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D https://www.fold3.com/image/271/121473605

 

123 Helmock, Louis 28 (Thomas') Louisiana Inf https://www.fold3.com/image/271/81589151 [needs verifying for Arkansas service] Jones, The Vicksburg 28th Louisiana Infantry, pg. 39

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124 Martin, Aleck 28 (Thomas') Louisiana Inf https://www.fold3.com/image/271/81599356  [needs verifying for Arkansas service]  Jones, The Vicksburg 28th Louisiana Infantry, pg. 39 

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125 Scott, Richard 28 (Thomas') Louisiana Inf https://www.fold3.com/image/271/84494079  [needs verifying for Arkansas service]  Jones, The Vicksburg 28th Louisiana Infantry, pg. 39

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126 Talbot, James 28 (Thomas') Louisiana Inf https://www.fold3.com/image/271/84495478 [needs verifying for Arkansas service]  Jones, The Vicksburg 28th Louisiana Infantry, pg. 39

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127 Miles, Nicholas V., Corp 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D https://www.fold3.com/image/271/122453802   

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128 McLure, David S., Corp 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D https://www.fold3.com/image/271/122445314 and https://www.fold3.com/image/271/122451827

 

129 McDowell, James M., Pvt 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D https://www.fold3.com/image/271/122449008 He was a farmer, born in Ireland.

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130 Ladd, John A., Lieut, 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D https://www.fold3.com/image/271/122418826 See newspaper clipping.

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131 Larose, Augustus, Pvt 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D https://www.fold3.com/image/271/122422039

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132 King, Henry, 4th Sgt 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D https://www.fold3.com/image/271/122413349 https://www.fold3.com/image/271/122413499 Killed at Vicksburg 1 Jun 1863. See newspaper clipping.

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133 Calvert, T. C., Pvt 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D http://www.fold3.com/image/121127114  See newspaper clipping.

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134 Carter, John, Pvt 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D http://www.fold3.com/image/271/121128711

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135 Crawford, William, Pvt 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D http://www.fold3.com/image/271/121984625

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136 Crouch, William, Pvt 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D http://www.fold3.com./image/271/121989023

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137 Dale, William S., Pvt 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D http://www.fold3.com/image/271/121993229  

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138 Dale, Asbury/Asberry C., Pvt 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D http://www.fold3.com/image/271/121992505

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139 Dennis, Lawrence, Pvt 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D http://www.fold3.com/image/271/122000147 See newspaper clipping.

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140 Dowdy, Josiah, Pvt 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D http://www.fold3.com/image/271/122007874 See newspaper clipping.

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141 Evans, David E., Pvt 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D http://www.fold3.com/image/271/122017348 See newspaper clipping.

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142 Fitzpatrick, Charles W., Corp 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D http://www.fold3.com/image/271/122020513

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143 Girard, Lewis, Pvt 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D http://www.fold3.com/image/271/121973999 See newspaper clipping.

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144 Galvin, John C., Lieut 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D http://www.fold3.com/image/271/121973999

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145 Hamilton, Courtney H., Pvt 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D https://www.fold3.com/image/271/121982896 

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146 Hale, Jerome, Pvt 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D https://www.fold3.com/image/271/121981228 Killed at Vicksburg 22 Jun 1863. See newspaper clipping.

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147 Hempstead, Samuel, Pvt 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D https://www.fold3.com/image/271/121997805

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148 Hamilton, John/Joseph D., Pvt 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D https://www.fold3.com/image/271/121983219

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149 Harris, Samuel Stanhope

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150 Jack, Eugenious Alexander

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151 Robbins, John, Pvt 6 Missouri Inf, Co. D https://www.fold3.com/image/271/121529633 See newspaper clipping.

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152 Wagner, W. C., Pvt 6 Missouri Inf, Co D https://www.fold3.com/image/271/121545196 See newspaper clipping.

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153 Duer From Memoirs of E. A. Jack, pg. 27, "At last when one of the assistant engineers to whom I was very much attached - Duea [sic] I think was his name - fell in a swoon from weakness at my feet, I broke down and cried. I felt no desire to run away as some did, but I would have given much to have been permitted to take my sick friend to a safer place."

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154 Fauntleroy From Memoirs of E. A. Jack, pg. 26, "The link was disconnected, the repairs made, and the machinery coupled up again. This latter duty was carefully performed under the supervision of the experienced chief engineer Fauntleroy, and I did the work on the rock-shaft, and when that was finished, took a rest which we deserved."  

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155 Meyer Midshipman, according to Memoir of E. A. Jack. From Jack's book, pg. 24, "One of the midshipmen, Talbot or Meyer, I forget what name now, proposed that we go to the state house and look at the mortar schooners across the point and at the landscape generally." [By "state house," he may mean Court House, which sits on a high hill in Vicksburg. It was used by citizens and military to watch the action on the river. It occasionally was a target of the Federals and still carried scars from the attacks.]

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156 Thompson, George 1 Louisiana Hvy Arty, Co. A, https://www.fold3.com/image/271/182679661

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157 Western, William 1 Louisiana Hvy Arty, Co. A, https://www.fold3.com/image/271/182686326

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158  Kirkpatrick, J. E. S., Pvt 17 Louiisiana Inf, Co. D, "Temporarily transferred to C. S. Gun Boat Ark. July 23, 1862 absent without leave since his [read: its] destruction" https://www.fold3.com/image/271/77073928   

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159 Gerald, Jefferson D. F., Corp to Pvt, 17 Louisiana Inf, Age 44, "Carpenter on board Arkansas commencing 18 July 1862" https://www.fold3.com/image/271/77054116 "On detached service work C. S. Gun Boat Ark commencing 18 July 1862, ending 2nd day of August 1862 15 days" https://www.fold3.com/image/271/77054102 He was discharged 18 Dec 1862 because he was over the age of 40 https://www.fold3.com/image/271/77054082  

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160 Dixon, James Pvt 17 Louisiana Inf, Co. A https://www.fold3.com/image/271/78899381 and  https://www.fold3.com/image/271/78899382  

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161 Baldwin, Robert T., Assistant surgeon from E. A. Jack Memoirs  page????

Graduated medical school 1861. Appointed CSN assistant surgeon in March of 1862. Sent to Memphis where he joined the crew of the Capitol, which towed the Arkansas to Greenwood. He transferred to the Arkansas and remained with it for her short career. (Smith, Biographies from the Western Waters, pg. 16)

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162 Martin, John L. 6 Missouri Inf https://www.fold3.com/image/271/122440827

Capt Walsh Co. https://www.fold3.com/image/271/97977149

MSG https://www.fold3.com/image/193754019

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163 McDonald, Robert 6 Missouri Inf https://www.fold3.com/image/271/122447224

Capt. McDonalds Co. https://www.fold3.com/image/271/97975405

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164 Pipkin, William Moss 6 Missouri Inf 2nd Cav https://www.fold3.com/image/271/121500791  (Pipkin joined the cavalry after the Arkansas), https://www.fold3.com/image/271/88568715, Smith, Civil War Biographies from the Western Waters, pg. 189. Name also seen as Pipkins. See newspaper clipping.

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165 Alexander, J. 1 Louisiana Hvy Arty https://www.fold3.com/image/271/65747058

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166 Craig, Francis 28 Louisiana Inf https://www.fold3.com/image/271/82742699 His card at https://www.fold3.com/image/271/82742724 says, "Detached on gun boat Feb 18 1862." Though the Arkansas is not specified, this can be safely assumed as his fellow crew members were detached to the Arkansas.

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167 Lynch, William 1 Louisiana Hvy Arty https://www.fold3.com/image/271/64883721

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168 Schmidt, Felix 28 Louisiana Inf https://www.fold3.com/image/271/84494007 His card at

https://www.fold3.com/image/271/84494015 says, "Detached on gun boat Feb 18 1862." Though the Arkansas is not specified, this can be safely assumed as his fellow crew members were detached to the Arkansas.

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169 Cobb, Robert H. Cobb's Battery, 4th Kentucky Brigade https://www.fold3.com/image/92872413

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170 Hollowman, A. A., Pvt 3 Misouri Battery https://www.fold3.com/image/271/97966464 https://www.fold3.com/image/271/97966458  https://www.fold3.com/image/271/122008013

https://www.fold3.com/image/271/97966465 Seen also as Holliman in https://www.fold3.com/image/271/122008013

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171 Larose, Israel, Pvt 3 Missouri Battery  https://www.fold3.com/image/271/97966646 https://www.fold3.com/image/271/97966646  https://www.fold3.com/image/271/97966653

https://www.fold3.com/image/271/97966654 See newspaper clipping

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172 Moore John A., Pvt 3 Missouri Battery https://www.fold3.com/image/271/122457449 https://www.fold3.com/image/271/97966926 https://www.fold3.com/image/271/97966943

https://www.fold3.com/image/271/97966944 See newspaper clipping.

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173 Parsons, John D., Capt 6 Missouri Battery https://www.fold3.com/image/271/121480542

Capt. Parsons Co. https://www.fold3.com/image/271/97975518

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174 Ford, Green B. See newspaper clipping.

 

175 Ross, Edward B. Confederate Veteran Vol XX (1912), pg 176-177

 Capt. Edward Baker Ross was born in Todd County, Ky., March 5, 1840; and died December 7, 1911, on the farm where he grew up and lived. He received his education on the farm at his father's school for boys ... He and his three brothers all enlisted in the army and served to the close of the war, save Col. Reuben Ross who was killed early in the service at Hopkinsville, Ky.

     Capt Ross enlisted July 20, 1861, in Company K, 3d Kentucky Infantry, organized by Col. Lloyd Tilghman. He was third lieutenant in Catain Barnett's company, and made a fine record as a soldier. Gentle and brave, he won both the admiration and the affection of his men, who always followed his lead. His regiment was at Bowling Green under Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston, following in the retreat, and was in the carnage at Shiloh. Early Sunday morning, the first day of that battle, he was wounded, had his wound dressed and went back at once to the front and fought to the end of the second day. Again in the first siege of Vicksburg he showed the same fighting spirit. After the Arkansas Ra had successfully executed its daring feat in breaking through the Federal chain of forty vessels, disabling three or four of them and losing ten or twelve of her men, a call for volunteers was made to take the places of her killed and wounded. Captain Ross was among the first to step forward at a volunteer for this dangerous service. After leaving the Arkansas, he continued in service to his country by joining with Capt. H. Clay Horn, and the gallant Capt. Frank Gracey in Johnsonville, Tenn. Together, the three crossed the river on a improvised raft, it breaking apart and causing them to have to swim. Once near the other side of the river, the three captured the Federal transport Mazeppa, which had been disabled by the Confederate batteries. In December 1864, he was captured and taken to Camp Chase Prison, where he suffered terribly from cold and hunger until he was exchanged about the middle of March, 1865. After the war, he returned to his father's farm. He married and had six children. He was a successful farmer and engaged in the tobacco business in connection with his farm, building a stemming factory and putting up strips for the English market. He took a deep interest in all that concerned his neighborhood. He got up a Good Roads Club and induced all his neighbors to join in building one to the Clarksville Pike.

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176 Addison, W. J. Surgeon.

 

177 Unknown Rivermen.

 

178 Abshear, Eli 1 Missouri Inf http://www.fold3.com/image/271/105913097 At https://www.fold3.com/image/271/105913190 it is noted, "Transferred to Gun Boat July 29, 1862." About a year later, on 13 Jul 1863, he was captured at Yazoo City and sent to Memphis, Tenn.

 

179 Brookman, William G. 1 Missouri Inf, Co. A http://www.fold3.com/image/271/105930380 notes "CSN" on bottom of cover card. At https://www.fold3.com/image/271/105930459 it is noted he "Transferred to Gun Boat Arkansas July 21, 1862."

 

180 Butler, John 1 Missouri Inf http://www.fold3.com/image/271/105934133; On cards https://www.fold3.com/image/271/105934179 and  https://www.fold3.com/image/271/105934168, it is recorded, "Detached service on Ram Arkansas July 26, 1862."

 

181 Carmoody, James 1 Missouri Inf http://www.fold3.com/image/271/105937166 where "Gun Boat Arkansas" written on cover card. https://www.fold3.com/image/271/105937246 where it is recorded, "Transferred to Gun Boat Arkansas Jul 28, 1862."

 

182 Cavett, George 1 Missouri Inf http://www.fold3.com/image/271/105939666 At https://www.fold3.com/image/271/105939700 and https://www.fold3.com/image/271/105939730 it is recorded, "Detached Service on Ram Arkansas July 26, 1862."

 

183 Cooligan, Henry 1 Missouri Inf http://www.fold3.com/image/271/105943393 where "Gun Boat Arkansas" is written on his cover card. At https://www.fold3.com/image/271/105943461 it is noted that he "Transferred to Gun Boat Arkansas July 21, 1862."

 

184 Garrison, William J. 1 Missouri Inf. http://missouridivision-scv.org/mounits/1mo-infantry.htm http://www.fold3.com/image/271/105772098  http://www.fold3.com/image/271/105772109

 

185 Holland, James 1 Missouri Inf, Co. A http://www.fold3.com/image/271/97979072

 

186 Haney, Joel 1 Missouri Inf http://www.fold3.com/image/271/97978356 where it is noted, "Transferred to Gun Boat Arkansas July 28." Card is dated July & Aug 1862. On card https://www.fold3.com/image/271/97978357 it is noted, "from Co. H to Co. E July 28/62 -- transferred to Gun Boat July 29/62." And at https://www.fold3.com/image/271/97978358 it is noted, "Engaged at Shiloh. Transferred to Gunboat Arkansas July 15, 1862."

 

187 McDonough, Peter 1 Missouri Inf, Co. A http://www.fold3.com/image/271/109284134

 

188 McGovern, John 1 Missouri Inf, Co. A http://www.fold3.com/image/271/109284507

 

189 Miller, John 1 Missouri Inf http://www.fold3.com/image/271/109285157

 

190 Oldham, Joseph 1 Missouri Inf, Co. B http://www.fold3.com/image/271/109287174

 

191 Reynolds, James 1 Missouri Inf, Co. A http://www.fold3.com/image/271/106471552

 

192 Riley, John 1 Missouri Inf, Co. B http://www.fold3.com/image/271/106473236

 

193 Shay, Michael 1 Missouri Inf, Co. A http://www.fold3.com/image/271/106480571

 

194 Smith, George 1 Missouri Inf, Co. B http://www.fold3.com/image/271/106485216

 

195 Allen, Caleb Kentucky

 

196 Flatau, Louis Spencer "Spence" 1 Mississippi Light Artillery, Cowan's Battery

 

197 Banks, Dr. R. B. of Clinton, Miss. (from Eastern Clarion newspaper of Paulding, Miss., 1 Aug 1862), medical doctor onboard the Arkansas.

 

198 Henderson, Dr. C. R. of Yazoo Co., Miss. (from Eastern Clarion newspaper of Paulding, Miss., 1 Aug 1862),

medical doctor onboard the Arkansas.

 

199 Snyder, Joseph T. 1 Missouri Inf, Co. B http://www.fold3.com/image/271/106493759 The company muster roll card at https://www.fold3.com/image/271/106496231 for July and August of 1862 shows that he was on "detached service on Ram Arkansas 26 Jul 1862."

 

200 Thompson, Alexander 1 Missouri Inf, Co. A http://www.fold3.com/image/271/106501086

 

201 Welsh, Thomas 1 Missouri Inf, Co. A http://www.fold3.com/image/271/97980982

 

202 O'Neal/O'Niel, Michael 1 Missouri Inf, Co. D http://www.fold3.com/image/271/109287360 and https://www.fold3.com/image/271/109287364 "Transferred to the Navy July 10, '62."

 

203 Pollard, George 1 Missouri Inf, Co. C; transferred to Navy as a pilot http://www.fold3.com/image/271/109288636 and https://www.fold3.com/image/271/109288638

 

204 Tucker, Franklin (F. M.) 1 Missouri Inf, Co. C; transferred to Navy as a pilot  http://www.fold3.com/image/271/106503588

 

205 Labrier, Xavier See newspaper clipping.

 

206 Treadaway, J. W. See newspaper clipping.

 

207 Riddell, J. R. See newspaper clipping.

 

208 Birchett, J. W. See newspaper clipping.

 

209 Davidson, John See newspaper clipping.

 

210 Govero, Donner See newspaper clipping.

 

211 Larose, J. B. See newspaper clipping.

 

 

 

 

 

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