1st Arkansas Infantry [African Descent]
Unit organizational tablet
This unit was attached to Colonels Isaac F. Shepard (under arrest at the time of the battle of Milliken’s Bend), Hermann Lieb (wounded 7 June 1863) and Lt. Colpnel Charles J. Paine’s African Brigade, District of Northeast Louisiana under Brigadier Generals Jeremiah C. Sullivan (relieved 6/3/63) and Elias S. Dennis and commanded by Lt. Colonel James W. Campbell. [Refer to Gen. Dennis (Illinois) and Col. Shepard (Missouri)].