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James C. Tappan
Birth: Sep. 9, 1825
Franklin
Williamson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 19, 1906
Helena
Phillips County
Arkansas, USA

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he joined the Confederate Army and was commissioned Colonel of the 13th Arkansas Infantry in May 1861. He commanded the 13th Arkansas at the battles of Shiloh, Richmond and Perryville. In November 1862, he was promoted Brigadier General and was transferred to the Trans-Mississippi Department. He commanded his Brigade at the Battle of Pleasant Hill, Louisiana and in the Red River Campaign of 1864. His Brigade was moved into Arkansas, fought at the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry and his brigade also took part in Missouri Raid. After the war, he returned to Helena, Arkansas, opened a law practice, where he established himself as the dean of the Arkansas bar. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Mary Elizabeth Anderson Tappan (1835 - 1900)*
 
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Burial:
Maple Hill Cemetery
Helena
Phillips County
Arkansas, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 16, 2000
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James C. Tappan
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