Uncertain Loyalties: Dual Enlistment in the Third and Fourth Arkansas Cavalry, USV

December 2013
Arkansas Historical Quarterly;Winter2013, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p305
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The article discusses the loyalty of soldiers among the Third and Fourth Arkansas Cavalry of the United States Volunteers (USV) Army during the U.S. Civil War. An overview of the members of the Arkansas Cavalry's enlistment in the Confederate States of America Army prior to the U.S., or Union, army's capture of Arkansas in 1863, including in regard to the Confederate Army's drafting of them and their desertion, is provided.


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