The plaque in the Vicksburg Waterpark on the Mississippi River commemorating the heroic actions of the CSS Arkansas.
Brown, Isaac N., article "The Confederate Gunboat Arkansas," Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, Vol. 3, pg. 572.
Beyer, Walter F. and Oscar F. Keydel, How America's Heroes Won the Medal of Honor, Complete in Two Volumes, The Perrien-Keydel Company, Detroit, 1902.
Campbell, Roger C., Brown Water Navies, Ironclad Publishing House, Columbus, Ga., 2012
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.
Diggins, Bartholomew, George S. Burkhardt, ed., Sailing with Farragut: The Civil War Recollections of Bartholomew Diggins, University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville, 2016.
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.
Ragland, Mary Lois S., comp., Spreading the Word: Mississippi Newspaper Abstracts of Genealogical Interest 1825-1935, Vicksburg Genealogical Society, Heritage Books, Inc., Berwyn Heights, Md., 2016.
Scharf, J. Thomas, History of the Confederate States Navy, Crown Publishers, Inc., and The Fairfax Press, 1977.
Myron J., Jr., The Fight for the Yazoo, August 1862 - July 1864,
McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, Jefferson, North Carolina, and
Jefferson, North Carolina, and London, 2012.
Myron J., Jr., Civil War
Biographies from the Western Waters, McFarland & Company, Inc.,
Jefferson, North Carolina, and London, 2015.
Jefferson, North Carolina, and London, 2015.
Myron J., Jr., The CSS Arkansas:
A Confederate Ironclad on Western Waters ,
McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, Jefferson, North Carolina, and London,
, McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, Jefferson, North Carolina, and London, 2011.
Thompson, Edwin Porter, History of the First Kentucky Brigade, Caxton Publishing House, Cincinnati, 1868.
Walke, Rear-Admiral H[enry], USN, Naval Scenes and Reminiscences of the Civil War in the United States, on the Southern and Western Waters During the Years, 1861, 1862 and 1863, with the History of that Period Compared and Corrected from Authentic Sources, F. R. Reed & Company. New York, 1877.
Arnold, J. Q. Records
at Old Court House Museum, Vicksburg, Mississippi. [Sexton records]
Confederate Veterans Magazine -- Available on internet and searchable CD.
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
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.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.genealogybank.com -- newspapers
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.
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
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