2d Arkansas Mounted Rifles [Dismounted]
This unit was a dismounted command of riflemen attached to Brig. Gen. Evander McNair’s Brigade, of Maj. Gen. Samuel G. French’s Division (organized 21 June 1863), Gen. Joseph E. Johnston’s Army of Relief, Department of the West, and commanded by Col. James A. Williamson. The unit is listed on a regimental marker to Arkansas units in Johnston’s Army of Relief, Department of the West . [Refer to page 799, Book 8 of the WPA Monumentation Survey Books and Edwin Bearss’ The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1150.].
Last updated: April 14, 2015