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2nd Arkansas Mounted Rifles (CSA), US Civil War

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  • John Rufus Starr Meek, I (CSA) (1827 - 1900)
    In 1862 he enlisted in Company I, 2nd Arkansas Infantry, CSA, and served during that conflict and during which he returned home and resumed the cultivation of the soil. This he continued until 1870 whe...
  • Maj. Gen. Thomas C. Hindman, Jr. (CSA) US Congress (1828 - 1868)
    Thomas Carmichael Hindman, Jr. (January 28, 1828 – September 27, 1868) was a lawyer, United States Representative from the 1st Congressional District of Arkansas, and a Major General in the Co...
  • Brig. General James M. McIntosh (CSA) (1828 - 1862)
    James McQueen McIntosh (1828 – March 7, 1862) was a career American soldier who served as a brigadier general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Noted as an aggressive and popular l...

The 2nd Arkansas Mounted Rifles fought at the Battle of Wilson's Creek. They were also known as the "Hempstead Cavalry" and were part of the 8th Militia Regiment.