27th Arkansas Infantry Regiment, CSA
27th Infantry Regiment was formed during the late summer of 1862 with men
from the northern section of the state. It was placed in Colonel R. H. Shaver's
and General Tappan's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department, and in the spring of
the 1864 united with the 38th Regiment. The unit fought at Prairie Grove, Bayou Fourche, and Jenkins' Ferry where the consolidated command reported 4
killed and 22 wounded. It was included in the surrender in June, 1865. The field
officers were Colonels Beal Gaither and James R. Shaler, and Lieutenant Colonels
A. J. Magenis and James M. Riggs.
Francis Marion Dunlap (1839-1862). Son of Jesse Dunlap and Rebecca
Stewart, husband of Mary May Gilliam. Buried in Camp Nelson Confederate Cemetery, Lonoke County, Arkansas.
Daniel Harrington Tyler (c1834-c1893) Private. Son of Joseph Tyler and Anna McCalister, husband of Mary Ann Lovin.
Buried in Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Cleburne County, Arkansas.
Joseph P. Tyler (1831-??) Private. Son of Joseph Tyler and
Thomas R. Tyler (c1837-1863) Private. Son of Joseph Tyler and Anna McCalister. Enlisted
15 February 1862. Transferred to 1st Arkansas Infantry Regiment on 31 July 1862.
Died of disease while in service about 7 February 1863 in Little Rock, Pulaski