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[290] George T. Williams, second lieutenant; John Moore, third lieutenant; Company E, John Moore, cap. tain; Blassingame, first lieutenant; Boushall, second lieutenant. Company B, which had been changed to Company A, was with Captain Hoadley until his death. It surrendered at Vicksburg. The battalion was in battle at Farmington, Richmond, Ky., and Murfreesboro, Tenn., and was then consolidated with the Fourth regiment, Col. H. G. Bunn.

The Fifth Arkansas infantry was organized at Gainesville, Ark., in July, 186, electing as its officers Col. D. C. Cross, Lieut.-Col. S. L. Sweeney; Maj. R. Pope. The staff was Adjt. Joe Dunlap, Quartermaster E. Mallory, Commissary B. Crump. The regiment was transferred to the regular Confederate army in September. Its captains were: Company A, Will H. Trader; Company B,. L. R. Frisk; Company C, Bohannan; Company D, Peter Green; Company E, White; Company F, Grant Smith; Company G, R. S. Gantt; Company H, J. S. Kuykendall; Company I, Robert Jingles; Company K, L. P. Featherston. The regiment was transferred to Columbus, thence to Bowling Green, and was in the battle of Perryville under Gen. T. C. Hindman, commanding the First brigade. While in Kentucky, John Edward Murray was made lieutenant-colonel, upon the resignation of Lieutenant-Colonel Sweeney. When Corinth was evacuated on the approach of Halleck and Grant in May, 1862, the regiment fell back with the Confederate army to Tupelo. Here it was reorganized, and Capt. L. P. Featherston was elected colonel, J. E. Murray, lieutenant-colonel, and Capt. Peter Green, major; J. J. Winston was appointed adjutant Murray, who was made colonel after the death of Colonel Featherston, was killed on the road between Atlanta and Decatur while commanding the Fifth Arkansas, having received that day his commission as brigadier-general

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