Battle Unit Details

CONFEDERATE ARKANSAS TROOPS

37th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry

Overview:
37th Infantry Regiment, successor to Pleasant's 29th Regiment, was formed in January, 1863. It served in Fagan's and A. T. Hawthorne's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department. The regiment lost fifty-one percent of the 432 engaged at Helena, then skirmished in some minor actions in Arkansas and Louisiana. It was included in the surrender on June 2, 1865. Colonel Samuel S. Beal, Lieutenant Colonel Jeptha C. Johnson, and Major T. H. Blacknall were in command.
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