Battle Person Detail

Churchill, Thomas J.

In 1861, Churchill recruited the 1st Arkansas Mounted Rifles, and later, led them into service at the Battle of Wilson's Creek. He received a commission as a brigadier general in March 1862. In January 1863, he was forced to surrender at Arkansas Post. However, he returned to service as a participant in the Red River campaign, and later, in an attack at Jenkins' Ferry. In March 1865, he was promoted to major general just before the end of the war.
Brigadier General
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