Category Archives: Govan’s Brigade

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19th-24th Arkansas

Calvin Hodley Lewis, 2nd Arkansas Infantry was killed at Franklin

My great great grandfather, Calvin Hodley Lewis was killed at the battle of Franklin . He was a member of the 2nd Arkansas Infantry Company I. He was a private who enlisted December 1862 at Warren Arkansas. He is listed … Continue reading

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Wiseman Ganes McCaghren Private Co. C 6th Ark. Reg.

Wiseman Ganes McCaghren Private Co. C  6th Ark. Reg. Fought under Brig. Gen. Daniel Govan Wounded and rode a horse back to Arkansas after the end of the Civil War He was my Great-Great-Great Uncle bevdaugherty[at]

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Wiley Morgan Bingham, Company G, 24th Arkansas

Wiley Morgan Bingham was a private in Company G, 24th Arkansas Infantry. He enlisted as a private on July 4 1862 from Calhoun County, Arkansas. He was captured on January 11, 1863 at Arkansas Post, Arkansas and transported to Camp Douglas prison camp in Chicago, Illinois. … Continue reading

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Daniel W. Melton, Company B, 7th Arkansas Infantry

1st Lt. Daniel W. Melton, Company B, 7th Arkansas Infantry, captured at Franklin, POW at Johnson Island, Ohio Daniel W. Melton enlisted July 25th, 1861, in Smithville, AR, as a Private. He was promoted to Sergeant, April 1862. Elected 2nd … Continue reading

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