Alpheus Shoptaw served in the United States Civil War. Enlisted: June 20, 1862 Mustered out: Before Oct 1863 Side: Confederate Regiment(s): Company B, 15th Regiment Arkansas Militia and Company H, 35th Arkansas Infantry Regiment
15th Regiment Arkansas Militia and 35th Regiment Arkansas Infantry (Confederate), US Civil War
Alpheus Shoptaw served in the United States Civil War. Enlisted: Oct 30, 1863 Mustered out: May 22, 1865 Side: Union Regiment(s): Company D, 3rd Regiment Arkansas Cavalry
3rd Regiment Arkansas Volunteer Cavalry (Union), US Civil War
Confederate Service: SHOPTAW, A.T. Pvt - Enl 20 Jun 1862 at Dover, AR. (Record not readable)[Link]
Union Service: SHOCKTAN, ALFRED Pvt - Enl 30 Oct 1863 in Yell Co, AR. Ht 5' 10", eyes blue, hair lt, complx fair, farmer, age 28, born in Bullett Co, KY. [Link]
Alpheus was born in 1834. He was the son of James Shoptaw. He passed away in 1872.
"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M67D-K9K : 12 April 2016), Alpheus Shoptaw in household of James Shoptaw, Pope county, Pope, Arkansas, United States; citing family 415, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
"United States Civil War Soldiers Index, 1861-1865," database, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F9L5-6PY : 4 December 2014), Alpheus F. Shoptaw, Private, Company D, 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry, Union; citing NARA microfilm publication M383 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 3; FHL microfilm 881,490.
Alpheus F Shoptan, 1863; 28 years old, Arkansas 3rd Cavalry; from "Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Arkansas," database, Fold3.com (http://www.fold3.com : n.d.); citing NARA microfilm publication M399 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1963), roll 32.