Battle Unit Details

CONFEDERATE ARKANSAS TROOPS

Poe's Battalion, Arkansas Cavalry

Overview:
Poe's Cavalry Battalion was assembled during the early spring of 1864 and was composed of part of the 11th Arkansas Regiment, prisoners of war, deserters, etc. It was assigned to Colonel W. A. Crawford's and J. C. Wrights's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi, and fought at Poison Spring and Marks' Mills. The unit then operated along the Saline River in Arkansas and later disbanded. Major James T. Poe was in command.
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