UNION SOLDIER JOSHUA STEPHEN COX CO.B 1ST ARK INF.
Enrolled 23 February 1863 at Fayetteville, Arkansas, age 43, " born Sulivan Tennessee; " ( Sullivan County,Tn. ) farmer, ht 5' 6', eyes blue, hair lt, complx fair. Absent sick at Ft Smith, AR since 18,May 1 864. Joshua's father, Jacob C. Cox was a brother to my maternal gr,gr,gr, grand father, John Cox Jr. of Sullivan County, Tenn. Many of Joshua's Tennessee cousins were Confederate .