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15th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Confederate)

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=== Brief History ===
"Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit. <brref>The personnel listed as the 15th AR Inf seem to be a collection of men from the other 15th Units whose identities could not be determined. The records are almost exclusively from federal prison records and are grouped together here for convenience. EDWARD G. GERDESNational Park Service, Arkansas Civil War Regiments, Rosters and Muster Rolls, http[https://www.couchgenwebnps.comgov/civilwar/15arinfsoldiers-and-sailors-database.html, 11/8/2010. "Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit. <br>htm The personnel listed as the 15th AR Inf seem to be a collection of men from the other 15th Units whose identities could not be determined. The records are almost exclusively from federal prison records and are grouped together here for convenience. EDWARD G. GERDES, Arkansas Civil War Regiments, Rosters Soldiers and Muster Rolls, http://wwwSailors System] (accessed 4 January 2011).couchgenweb.com</civilwar/15arinf.html, 11/8/2010. ref> <br><br>
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin ===
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
The personnel listed as the 15th AR Inf seem to be a collection of men from the other 15th Units whose identities could not be determined. The records are almost exclusively from federal prison records and are grouped together here for convenience.[<ref>EDWARD G. GERDES, Arkansas Civil War Regiments, Rosters and Muster Rolls, http://www.couchgenweb.com/civilwar/17thfs.html</ref> <br><br>© 2001 by EDWARD G. GERDES all rights reserved. This information may be used by libraries and genealogical societies, however, commercial use of this information is strictly prohibited without prior permission. If copied, this copyright notice must appear with the information.  The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 240 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=CAR0015RI01 Roster].
=== Other Sources ===
*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|Beginning United States Civil War Research]] gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier or sailor. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in 'Arkansas in the Civil War' and 'United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865' (see below). <br>
*National Park Service, [httphttps://www.itd.nps.gov/cwsscivilwar/ soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information. <br>
*[[Arkansas in the Civil War|Arkansas in the Civil War]] describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Tennessee, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
*[[United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865|United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865]] describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
*Hewitt, Lawrence Lee. ''A place named ... desperate!''. (Baton Rouge, Louisiana&nbsp;: VAAPR, c1982), {{FHL|630043|item|disp=FHL book 976.318/P1 M2p}} === Referenes === <references />  [[Category: Arkansas Arkansas_- Military _Military_- Civil War_Civil_War, 1861_1861-1865]]
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