Here is Merrill's response re postings from his regt. history of Dawson's 19th Ark. Infantry:
Good to hear from you. Interest in that tragic war is
alive and well. Since it was published 13 years ago,
after a slow start, interest in Dawson's 19th Ark
Inf, CSA seems to grown every year. I get inquiries
every few days, but have no more copies to sell. At
this stage in the game, I am undecided about
reprinting it. I have kept the volume on the computer,
posting new info as it comes in. Yes, your friends
may cite the usual exerps, but you should advise them
the volume has been rewritten and is considerably
expanded (It was poorly written originally.) In the
rewriting, its size was reduced, simply by the removal
of so many unneeded words, but the present work has
increased considerably in size due to additional
finds, roughly by a couple of chapters. My Great
Grandpa fought in Dawson's Regt.
I have another study ready for a copyrite, "McRae's
28/36th Ark Inf, CSA." Unlike Dawson's, this regiment
was largely a conscripted unit. It's service was
almost totally taken inside the state, my own Grandpa
served in this unit. It holds some distinct
surprises. This unit lost better than 30 per cent in
the battle of Helena alone. It also saw combat at
Prairie Grove, Jenkin's Ferry and Pleasant Hill in
La., plus smaller skirmishes.
Feel free to correspond with me.
P. O. Box 461
Danville, AR 72833
As per Merrill's kind permission, I will start posting excerpts from his 1994 version shortly.