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 James C. Tappan

James C. Tappan

Birth
Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee, USA
Death 19 Mar 1906 (aged 80)
Helena, Phillips County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Helena, Phillips County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 11088 · View Source
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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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  • Added: 16 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11088
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James C. Tappan (9 Sep 1825–19 Mar 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11088, citing Maple Hill Cemetery, Helena, Phillips County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .