In Greene Co Ark.
Quoting from his notes as best as I can read them.
Page 45. " I then ran for the assessor of the county (Greene)- moved to Gainsville the county seat and was appointed Deputy Clerk under HW Glasscock(?) which position I held until the breaking out of the Civil War. And in June 1861 I assisted Capt FS White to make up the first company of volunteers from the county. I was appointed quartermaster until the regiment was organized- was then elected to 1st Lt of the company with FS White Capt. The regiment remained at the campground 3 miles south of Gainesville.