CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS, SWEENEY RIFLEMEN: BRADLEY COUNTY ARKANSAS

CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS, SWEENEY RIFLEMEN
BRADLEY COUNTY ARKANSAS

COMPILED BY:
BEVERLY JANN WOODARD

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                               SWEENEY RIFLEMEN
                             ELECTION OF OFFICERS
                               WARREN, ARKANSAS
                                    1861

	This is to certify that we, W. L. Jewell, S. W. Givens and Ike Wilson,
having been appointed and duly qualified as Judges to preside at the election of
officers for the "Sweeney Riflemen" a volunteer Company in Bradley County,
that we proceed to hold said Election on the 26th of January, 1861. When upon
the counting of ballots, it was ascertained that for the office of: 

CAPTAIN:                B. F. Swinney  received 16 votes
                        S. W. Givens   received 10 votes

1st LIEUTENANT          Ike L. Dunlop  received 24 votes
                        W. L. Neely    received  2 votes

2nd LIEUTENANT          H. C. Fisher   received 19 votes
                        T. A. Smith    received  2 votes
                        Robt. Neely    received  6 votes

3rd LIEUTENANT          J. B. Thompson received 14 votes
                        C. Moseley     received  1 votes
                        A. J. Ballard  received  2 votes
                        Ike Willson    received  4 votes
                        Wm. Sheilds    received  5 votes

	In witness whereof we hereunto set our hands as such Judges this 28th
January 1861.

Signed by:  W. L. Jewell, S. W. Givens and Ike Wilson.

(Kie Oldham Papers, Arkansas History Commission.)


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