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21st Arkansas Infantry (CSA)
Ancestor Info
Name: Benjamin P. ShirleyRank: Private Company: B

Benjamin P. Shirley born in St. Clair Co. Alabama in 1838 and died in Sharp Co., Ark. circa 1915. Joined Col. John McCarver's 14th Ark. Inf. on Oct. 24, 1861 at Pocahontas Ark. His regiment fought in the battles: Iuka and Corinth, Mississippi Campaign. Captured at Champion Hill/ Big Black River Bridge May 17, 1863 and sent first to Camp Morton, Indiana and later to Fort Delaware, Md. Paroled on December 25, 1863. Returned to Arkansas and joined Col. Thomas Freeman's Brigade, / Gen. Sterling Price's raid into Missouri in 1864. Surrendered July 5, 1865.

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