CONFEDERATE ARKANSAS TROOPS
7th Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry
7th Cavalry Regiment was organized during the spring of 1864 by adding independent companies
to J. F. Hill's Arkansas Cavalry Battalion. The unit served in General Cabell's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department, and fought at Poison Spring, Marks' Mills, Pine Bluff, and Dardanelle. Later it was
active in Price's Missouri raid and included in the surrender at Galveston, Texas. The 7th Cavalry
was commanded by Colonel John F. Hill, Lieutenant Colonel Oliver Basham, and Majors J. L.
Adams and J. C. Ward.
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