A History of Independence County, Ark.
By A. C. McGinnis
In all, twenty-three companies of troops were enlisted in Independence County for the Confederate Army. Four captains -- John H. Dye, Ganum Brightwell, J. W. Cullins, and E. N. Floyd -- organized two companies each, and fifteen captains -- William E. Gibbs, Thomas J. Morgan, Winfred S. Smalley, J. T. Tracey, George W. McCauley, Simeon Cason, A. T. Jones, E. Houser, E. W. Echols, L. E. Knight, Thomas West, Samuel Jordan McGuffin, C. S. Washburn, Samuel R. Fetzer, and George W. Rutherford -- organized one each. The names of the captains and their units are inscribed on the Confederate monument on the courthouse lawn in Batesville.
Civil War Service
Name: E. H. Howser
Unit: 31 Arkansas Infantry.
Rank - Induction: Captain
Rank - Discharge: Captain
Mount Joy Cemetery
Created by: C&P * LaPlante Files
Record added: Mar 04, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13524837