1st Arkansas Cavalry Battalion (Borland's)

Organized at Little Rock as state militia with an undetermined number of companies in the early spring of 1861 under the command of Col. Solon Borland. Participated in the seizure of the Little Rock Arsenal in February, 1861, and in the expedition to seize the federal arsenal at Fort Smith in April, 1861. Augmented with additional companies to regimental strength and redesignated as the 1st Arkansas Mounted Volunteers on July 24, 1861. This regiment was subsequently taken into Confederate service as the 3rd Arkansas Cavalry Regiment, under which designation it served for the remainder of the war.

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