CONFEDERATE ARKANSAS TROOPS
38th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry
38th Infantry Regiment, assembled in September, 1862, contained men from Yell, Izard,
Lawrence, and Craighead counties. The unit was attached to R. G. Shaver's and Tappan's
Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department, and during the spring of 1864 united with the 27th
Regiment. It fought at Prairie
Grove and Jenkins' Ferry
where the consolidated command lost 4 killed and 22 wounded. In January, 1865, the regiment
was ordered to Louisiana, but probably disbanded. Its commanders were Colonel Robert G.
Shaver, Lieutenant Colonels William C. Adams and Milton D. Baber, and Major R. R. Henry.
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