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1st Battalion, Arkansas Volunteer Infantry
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Flag of the United States, 1865–1867
Active 1862
Country US flag 34 stars.svg United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Size Battalion
Engagements American Civil War
Arkansas Union Regiments
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The 1st Battalion Arkansas Volunteer Infantry (1862) was an infantry battalion that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Although Arkansas joined the Confederate States of America in 1861, not all of its citizens supported secession.

Organization[edit | edit source]

The 1st Battalion Arkansas Volunteer Infantry was organized at Helena, Ark., July 20, 1862. Mustered out December 31, 1862.[1]

Service[edit | edit source]

Attached to District of Eastern Arkansas and duty at Helena, Ark., till October. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., and duty at Benton Barracks, Mo., till December.

Mustered out of service[edit | edit source]

The battalion was mustered out on December 31, 1862.

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References[edit | edit source]

  • PD-icon.svg This article contains text from a text now in the public domain: Dyer, Frederick H. (1908). A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Des Moines, IA: Dyer Publishing Co.
  1. Report of the adjutant general of Arkansas, for the period of the late rebellion, and to November 1, 1866. (Washington : Govt. print. off., 1867), by Arkansas. Adjutant-General's Office Accessed 13 September 2013, http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=miun.abf1097.0001.001#view=1up;seq=253

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