7th Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry




Organized on July 25, 1863, by augmenting Hill's Cavalry Battalion to regimental strength. Assigned to Cabell's Cavalry Brigade. Operated mostly in the Indian Territory from July to November, 1863; and was engaged at the Devil's Backbone battle on September 1, 1863. Brigade was subsequently attached to Marmaduke's Cavalry Division from November 1863 to January 1864; and participated in the Condfederate harassment of the Camden Expedition, fighting at the battles of Poison Springs and Marks' Mill in April, 1864. Participated in Price's Missouri Expedition in September and October, 1864, and at the battle of Marais des Cygnes on October 25, 1864. Surrendered with General Kirby Smith on May 26, 1865.

Officers: Colonel John F. Hill. Field Officers: Lt. Col. Oliver Basham; Major James L. Adams; Major J.C. Ward

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