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The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
During the American Civil War, Arkansas was a Confederate state, though it had initially voted to remain in the Union.
Cavalry (from the French cavalerie, cf. cheval 'horse') or horsemen were soldiers or warriors who fought mounted on horseback.
Like almost all Southern states during the American Civil War, Arkansas provided a number of units to fight for the Union organized from African-Americans and Northern sympathizers.
Lyman Gibson Bennett, (1832 – 1904) was an American teacher, surveyor, and civil engineer from Schuyler County, New York, who served the Union army during the American Civil War.
Major is a military rank of commissioned officer status, with corresponding ranks existing in many military forces throughout the world.
A regiment is a military unit.
During the American Civil War (1861–1865), the Union, also known as the North, referred to the United States of America and specifically to the national government of President Abraham Lincoln and the 20 free states, as well as 4 border and slave states (some with split governments and troops sent both north and south) that supported it.
The 1st Arkansas Light Artillery Battery (1863–1865) was an artillery battery that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
The 3rd Regiment Arkansas Volunteer Cavalry (1864–1865) was a cavalry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.