Location: Independence County AR

Independence County Arkansas Cemeteries

Most of these cemetery listings are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries hosted at Independence County Arkansas USGenWeb Archives Akron Cemetery Alderbrook Cemetery Photos Allen Chapel Cemetery Barnes Cemetery Blue Springs Cemetery Part 1 Part 2 Brown Memorial Cemetery Buck Cemetery Campground Cemetery Cedar Grove Cemetery Center Grove Cemetery Charlotte Cemetery Clark Cemetery Coker Cemetery Crow Cemetery Dugger Cemetery Duncan Cemetery Edwards Cemetery Egner Cemetery Gould / Donoho Cemetery Haddock Cemetery Photos Hickory Valley Cemetery Hindman Cemetery Holcombe Cemetery Hopewell Cemetery...

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Biographical Sketch of Jeremiah C. Cravens

This gentleman was born in Saline county, Missouri, February 18th, 1838. He is a son of Dr. John Cravens, who for many years was the peer of the finest physicians and surgeons of the State. They are of Virginia ancestry, Jeremiah’s grandfather, Dr. Joseph Cravens, being for many years a leading physician of Rockingham county, Virginia. Jeremiah C. graduated from the Missouri State University in the class of 1860, taking the degree of Bachelor of Arts. The civil war breaking out soon after leaving school, he cast his lot with the fortunes of the Confederacy, and followed its flag until its brilliant star set forever at Appomattox. He was promoted by Gen. Slack to the position of aid-de-camp, to rank as lieutenentcolonel. He was at the battle of Pea Ridge, in March, 1862, by the side of General Slack, when that gentleman fell mortally wounded. After the battle he went with the army to Corinth, Mississippi, and shortly after the evacuation of that place, he returned to Missouri, with Col. Hughes, and participated in the battles of Independence and Lone Jack. At the last named engagement, Lieut. Colonel Cravens commanded a company of recruits who fought desperately upon that sanguinary field. After the battle he was chosen captain and served with his company in the 6th Missouri Cavalry, under Generals Marmaduke and Shelby, until the war closed. He then...

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