Broken Unions, Part Four

Margaret Nunnelly came a-callin' on Lieutenant Scott. Perhaps they'd known each other before the war. Perhaps she was looking for news on her brothers. Perhaps she knew what she wanted and she wanted Willis.

Broken Unions, Part Three

Broken Unions, Part Three. Willis and William Scott were admitted to the hospital with typhoid fever. A third brother, Sergeant John Henry Scott, remained with their unit. All were fighting for their lives.

Civil War Service Record of William Alexander Watts, Jr.

The Second Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry Volunteers, United States Army, was organized at Helena, Arkansas, and Pilot Knob, Missouri in July of 1862. The unit was assigned to duty at Helena, Arkansas until April 1863, whereupon it relocated to Fayetteville, Arkansas until July 1863, when it again relocated to Cassville, Missouri. It was on 12 July…