Arkansas 10th Infantry (Confederate)

    01 Jul 1861

    Arkansas 10th Infantry organized at Arkansas.

    07 Nov 1861

    Participated in the Battle of Belmont at Belmont, Missouri.

    The Battle of Belmont
    The Battle of Belmont

    The Battle of Belmont was fought on November 7, 1861 in Missouri pitting Ulysses S Grant against Leonidas Polk Read More

    19 Mar 1862

    Arkansas 10th Infantry mustered out at Arkansas.

    06 Apr 1862

    Assigned to the Brigades led by Brigadier General John S. Bowen.

    Brigadier General John S. Bowen

    06 Apr 1862

    Participated in the Battle of Shiloh at Hardin County, Tennessee.

    The Battle of Shiloh
    The Battle of Shiloh

    On the morning of April 6, 1862, 40,000 Confederate soldiers under the command of Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston poured out of the nearby woods and struck the encamped divisions of Union soldiers occupying ground near Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. Read More

    21 May 1863

    Assigned to the Regiment led by Lieutenant Colonel E.L. Vaughan.

    Lieutenant Colonel E.L. Vaughan

    21 May 1863

    Participated in the Battle of Port Hudson at East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana; East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.

    The Battle of Port Hudson
    The Battle of Port Hudson

    In cooperation with Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's final offensive against Vicksburg, Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks's army moved against the Confederate stronghold at Port Hudson on the Mississippi River. Like Vicksburg, Port Hudson was located atop high bluffs at the river bank that commanded the river. On May 11th, Banks learned that some Confederates had been moved from Port Hudson to support the forces defending Vicksburg, so he sought to move upon the garrison before those troops could be replaced. Banks… Read More