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Matthew Arbuckle

  • Birth 28 Dec 1778 Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 11 Jun 1851 Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA
  • Burial Lavaca, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 11498292

United States Army Officer. He served as Colonel and commander of 7th United States Infantry Regiment, stationed at Fort Scott, Georgia. Assumed command of Ft. Smith, AR in 1822. First commander of Ft. Gibson, IT (OK) from 1824 to 1841. Last assigned to Ft. Smith, AR on March 14, 1851. He died there in June of 1851.The Arbuckle Mountains in Southern Oklahoma were named in his honor.

Bio by: C. McLain


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: C. McLain
  • Added: 8 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11498292
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Matthew Arbuckle (28 Dec 1778–11 Jun 1851), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11498292, citing Arbuckle Cemetery, Lavaca, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .