Rebel's Valiant: Second Arkansas Mounted Rifles PDF/EPUB

Rebel's Valiant: Second Arkansas Mounted Rifles (Dismounted) The history of the Second Arkansas Mounted Rifles Dismounted CSA This regiment mostly fought in the Western Theater of the Civil War and participated in the battles of Pea Ridge, Chickamauga, Franklin, and other large battles


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    Rebels Valiant Second Arkansas Mounted Rifles Dismounted by Lt Col Wesley Thurman Leeper USAF Ret , Pioneer Press, 1964, 328 pages is the fascinating history of this regiment as it fought in the Western Theater of the Civil War Composed mostly of soldiers from the countryside of Arkansas, the regiment fought in 22 battles during the course of the Civil War 1861 1865 The regiment had such outstanding soldiers that after the war two became governor of Arkansas, one became Attorney Gen Rebels Valiant Second Arkansas Mounted Rifles Dismounted by Lt Col Wesley Thurman Leeper USAF Ret , Pioneer Press, 1964, 328 pages is the fascinating history of this regiment as it fought in the Western Theater of the Civil War Composed mostly of soldiers from the countryside of Arkansas, the regiment fought in 22 battles during the course of the Civil War 1861 1865 The regiment had such outstanding soldiers that after the war two became governor of Arkansas, one became Attorney General of Arkansas, and one became a State of Arkansas Chief Justice.The regiment participated in the early battles of Oak Hills and Pea Ridge and was noted for their hard fighting and fierce countenance during battle.The author theorizes that if the regiment as well as Earl Van Dorn s army would of arrived at Shiloh the outcome of the battle would have been different in favor of the Confederate Army But such theories are just that, history is different, but Col Thurman presents an interesting validity to his viewpoint.The Second Arkansas Mounted Rifles endured harsh conditions as did most regiments during the Civil War, disease, hard marches, boredom between battles, however the Second Arkansas was noted for their close comradeship among the soldiers of the regiment Col Leeper describes the close up views of the regiment as they fought in such battles of Murfressboro, Chickamauga, Franklin, Nashville, and the last battle of Bentonville, also at Greensboro where the regiment surrendered as part of General Joseph E Johnston s Confederate Corps.Col Leeper has also included in this outstanding book the original rosters of the entire regiment, with alphabetical listing of approximately 1,200 men who made up this regiment.This is an OUTSTANDING history of this brave regiment, and it is a very important part of Arkansas Civil War History since there is not many books about Arkansas Regiment compared to other state regiments that fought for the CSA This is a rare book that is expensive, however it is a MUST have book for anyone interested in Confederate Army history of the Western Theater of the Civil War, Arkansas Civil War History, the battles of Chickamauga Franklin, Nashville, and Bentonville, and Civil War History in general A GREAT and IMPORTANT read


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