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John S. Adair

  • Birth 5 Dec 1847 USA
  • Death 12 Nov 1919 USA
  • Burial Goldman, Arkansas County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 64727734

CSA: Company H/5th. Regiment Arkansas Infantry


5th Infantry Regiment, recruited in the Pine Bluff area.

The Unit was formed at Gainesville, Arkansas, in July, 1861, and assigned to General Liddell's and Govan's Brigade. It was consolidated with the 13th Arkansas Regiment in September, 1863. The unit participated in the campaigns of the Army of Tennessee from Murfreesboro to Nashville, then saw action in North Carolina. It was organized with 722 officers and men and lost forty-two percent of the 336 at Murfreesboro. The 5th/13th lost forty-five percent of the 450 engaged at Chickamauga, had 21 men disabled at Ringgold Gap, totalled 321 men and 222 arms in December, 1863, and reported 112 casualties at the Battle of Atlanta. John Adair was one of only a few who surrendered in April, 1865.


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  • Created by: flgrl
  • Added: 26 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 64727734
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John S. Adair (5 Dec 1847–12 Nov 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64727734, citing Sunshine Cemetery, Goldman, Arkansas County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by flgrl (contributor 46913650) .