25th Infantry Regiment [also called 30th Regiment] completed its organization at Little Rock,
Arkansas, during the late summer of 1861 using the 11th Arkansas Battalion as its nucleus. After
fighting at Farmington, Mississippi, and Richmond, Kentucky, it was assigned to
McNair's and D. H. Reynold's Brigade, Army of Tennessee. From April to August, 1863, the
25th was consolidated with the 31st Arkansas Regiment. It fought at Murfreesboro and Jackson, then participated in the campaigns
of the army from Chickamauga
to Bentonville. The unit reported
10 casualties at Richmond, lost 7 killed, 51 wounded, and 3 missing at Murfreesboro, and of the
111 engaged at Chickamauga, fifty-five percent were disabled. On April 26, 1865, it surrendered.
The field officers were Colonel Charles J. Turnbull, Lieutenant Colonels Eli Hufstedler and
Thomas S. Simington, and Majors James J. Franklin and L. L. Noles.