Crawford's Arkansas Cavalry Battalion

Organized near Benton Arkansas with five to seven companies in March, 1863 under the command of Lt. Col. William A. Crawford.. Assigned to Cabell's Cavalry Brigade, the battalion fought in the battle of the Devil's Backbone on September 1, 1863, and throughout the Camden Expedition in March-April, 1864. Renamed as the 17th Arkansas Cavalry Battalion on April 20, 1864.

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