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Stirman's Regiment Arkansas Sharpshooters

Organized by the consolidation of Bridges Sharpshooters Battalion and the 1st Cavalry Battalion on August 1, 1862. Soon broken up and the cavalry battalion reformed. Unclear as to whether the sharpshooter battalion was reorganized or merged into the cavalry battalion.

First Commander:
Colonel Ras. Stirman

Phifer's Brigade    Maury's Division    Army of the West    Department Number 2
        August-September 1862

Grand Gulf April 29, 1863

Further Reading:
McColom, Albert O The Wartime Letters of Albert O McCollom

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