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Civil War Soldiers - Churchill
|CHURCHILL, T. J., Arkansas.
Colonel, First Arkansas Cavalry, June 9, 1861.
Brigadier general, P. A. C. S., March 4, 1862.
Major general, P. A. C. S., March 17, 1865.
Commanding the Second Brigade in Major General Van Dorn's Division,
Commanding, in __, 1862, Second Brigade, Second Division, Army of the
West, composed of Fourth Arkansas Infantry, First and Second
Dismounted Arkansas Riflemen, Fourth Arkansas Battalion of Infantry,
Turnbull's Arkansas Battalion of Infantry Reserves, Missouri Scouts,
and Humphries' Light Battery of Artillery.
Division composed of McNair's Arkansas Brigade and McCrary's Texas
Brigade, August 30, 1862.
Transferred to Trans-Mississippi Department in December, 1863,
commanding Arkansas post, where he surrendered and was made a prisoner
of war January 9-11, 1863. After exchange, reported to General Bragg,
In __, 1864, transferred to Trans-Mississippi Department.
Commanded corps at battle of Pleasant Hill, Louisiana, composed of
Arkansas and Missouri troops.
Commanded Churchill's Division Arkansas Troops at the battle of
Jenkins' Ferry, Arkansas, April 30, 1864.
Source: Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate
States of America, by Charles B. Hall, 1898