Battle Unit Details

CONFEDERATE ARKANSAS TROOPS

5th Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry

Overview:
5th Cavalry Regiment was organized during the early spring of 1863. Attached to J.G. Walker's Division, Trans-Mississippi Department, the unit skirmished at Helena, Brownsville, Bayou Fourche, and Pine Bluff. Later it was reorganized as Morgan's Arkansas Cavalry Regiment. Its commanders were Colonel Robert C. Newton, Lieutenant Colonel J.P. Bull, and Major John Smith.
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