5th Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry

Organized with 12 companies at Little Rock, Arkansas in April, 1863 under the command of Colonel Robert C. Newton. Participated in the battles of Helena on July 4, 1863. Assigned to the Arkansas Cavalry Brigade, Walker's (later Dobbins') Cavalry Division in June 1863. Fought throughout the battles of the Little Rock campaign (Brownsville, Reed's Bridge, and Bayou Fourche) in September, 1863. Participated in the battle of Pine Bluff on October 25, 1863. Unit designation changed to the 2nd (Morgan's) Cavalry Regiment effective December 24, 1863.

Officers: Col. Robert C. Newton. Field Officers: Lt. Col. John P. Bull; Major John Smith

Roster
(Surnames)
(Incomplete)

First Name Last Name Company Rank_In Rank_Out
Thomas E. Bayles B Private Private
Thomas E. Boyles B Private Private
Thomas E. Boyles B Private Private
John Duncan F Corporal Corporal
William Hamby H Private Private
Thomas Johnson E Private Private
A.B. Jones E Private Private
D.Y. Kennerday A Private Private
John W. Lard H Private Private
Edmund S. Padgett B Private Private
E. Patget B Private Private

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