36th Arkansas Infantry Regiment

The 36th Arkansas Infantry Regiment (1862–1865) was a Confederate Armyregiment during the American Civil War. Originally known as McRea’s Emergency Regiment, had been organized as the 28th Arkansas Infantry Regiment. After the Battle of Prairie Grove, the regiment was reorganized and designated the 36th Arkansas Infantry Regiment. The regiment is also referred to as the 2nd Trans-Mississippi Infantry Regiment, Glenn’s Regiment, and Davie’s Regiment.

36th Arkansas Infantry (Confederate)
Active 1862–1865
Country Confederate States of America
Allegiance CSA
Branch Infantry
Engagements American Civil War

Commanders
First Commander Dandridge McRea
Second Commander John Edward Glenn
Final Commander James M. Davie
Military unit

Arkansas Confederate Infantry Regiments
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The 36th Arkansas Infantry Regiment was organized on June 26, 1862, as the 28th Arkansas Infantry Regiment, under the command of Colonel Dandridge McRae. The unit was intended to be mounted, but General Thomas Hindman soon ordered it dismounted, along with three other new cavalry regiments.[1] The 36th Infantry would serve in the brigades of Generals McRae, L. C. Gause, and Roane in the Trans-Mississippi Department.[2]

Colonel Dandridge McRae, who had raised the 15th Northwest Arkansas Infantry, was its first commander, when it was known as the 28th Arkansas

The field officers were Colonels McRea, James M. Davie and John E. Glenn, Lieutenant Colonels W. S. Hanna and Walter C. Robinson, and Major Joseph F. Hathaway.[3] The unit was composed of volunteer companies from the following counties:[4]

  • Company A, of White County, commanded by Captain James M. Davie.[5] This company contained several former members of the 21st Arkansas Militia Regiment)[6]
  • Company B, of White County, commanded by Captain Robert Query.[7] This company contained several former members of the 21st Arkansas Militia Regiment)[6]
  • Company C, of Prairie County, commanded by Captain Walter C. Robinson[8]
  • Company D, of Van Buren County, commanded by Captain R.L. Norman.[9]
  • Company E, of White County, commanded by Captain George W. Lewis.[10] This company contained several former members of the 21st Arkansas Militia Regiment)[6]
  • Company F, of Conway County, commanded by Captain John W. Duncan.[11]
  • Company G, of Pulaski County, commanded by Captain B.C. Neale. This company included several men from other regiments who had been hospitalized at Little Rock.[12]
  • Company H, of White County, commanded by Joseph F. Hathaway.[13]
  • Company I, of Conway County, commanded by Captain Isaac H. Johnson.[14]
  • Company K, of Pulaski County, commanded by Captain Hugh A. McDonald.[15]

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