Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:
Thirty-minute color videotape, produced by AETN on site at Prairie Grove, Arkansas Battlefield Park on October 25-26, 1980 during re-enactment of December 7, 1862 battle, and broadcast December 7, 1980.
Circular issued by the Arkansas Quartermaster General, "To the committee heretofore appointed by the Military Board, to purchase clothing for Arkansas volunteers." [Little Rock, 1861]. 1 broadside, 24 cm. Includes regulations governing the purchase and distribution of clothing for Confederate soldiers.
Typewritten autobiographical essay, "Story of a Confederate Soldier, 1861-1865," by First Lieutenant Joseph M. Bailey, Company D, Sixteenth Arkansas Infantry.
Positive photocopy of original owned by Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Original typescript of Conaly Bedell's, "The Terror in Fayetteville," a history of the Civil War and its impacts on Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Positive photocopies of original documents held by the Benton County Archives. Court records showing a call for local Justice of the Peace officers to ratify secession in 1861 and to allocate money to support a home guard unit. 7 legal-size sheets.
"Facts and Reminiscences, Recorded by Hon. James R. Berry" September 20, 1906; an autobiographical account by former Arkansas school teacher, lawyer, Madison County clerk, state legislator and Auditor of State (1868-1872) who was Governor Isaac Murphy's son-in-law and, for two years, his private secretary. Included is material pertaining to the history and genealogy of the Berry and related families.
Two handwritten and signed letters from William Carrick Braly (1841-1920) to his mother, Amanda Malvina Fitzallen McClellan Braly, of Cane Hill, AR: October 3, 1863. Arkadelphia, AR. 4 pages on 1 L. folded; Apr. 5, 1865. Blossom Prairie, Lamar County, Tex. 4 pages on 1 L. folded.
Memorandum book, kept by Sergeant Joseph K. Brantley, Zimmerman's Battery, Arkansas Light Artillery, (7th Arkansas Field Battery), containing a roster of non-commissioned officers and enlisted men; a list of shoes issued to the unit on May 12, 1865; and what appear to be sales transactions recorded in February, 1860.
The Byroade collection is arranged in four series and consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, slave bills of sale, Civil War papers, wedding and funeral memorabilia, school records, photographs, and business, financial, legal, and political papers.
Land grants, correspondence and other material pertaining to William H. Cardwell's acquisition of lands northwest of Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1849-1860; to the war experiences of his son, Thomas A. Cardwell, on duty in Mississippi as a private in Co. E, 1st Battalion, Arkansas Cavalry, Confederate States Army, 1861-1863; and to the granting of post-war amnesty to his son, Adison F. Cardwell of Washington County, Arkansas, 1866.
Special Orders, issued by 1st Corps Commander Thomas Carmichael Hindman at Fort Smith, Arkansas December 3, 1862, and at Van Buren, Arkansas December 21 and 24, 1862, and by Department Commander Theophilus Hunter Holmes at Little Rock, Arkansas December 20, 1862. Orders, pertaining to matters of military transport and the provisioning of troops in western Arkansas and the Indian Territory, relate to Charles B. Johnson, Thomas Lanigan, Robert Crittenden Newton, and Albert Pike.
Typewritten transcripts of letters dated Office of Commissary of Subsistence, at Fayetteville, Arkansas August 19, 1864 and at Fort Smith, Arkansas December 26, 1865. Addressed to William H. Houlton, Co. E, 8th Minnesota Volunteers, the letters relate to Crowell's war experiences in Arkansas.
Undated account, typewritten, of the personal experiences of Mrs. Henry Lewis Fletcher while resident on an enslaved labor plantation west of Little Rock, Arkansas during the Civil War, and in Little Rock during the years immediately following.
The Haney family papers have been arranged chronologically in four series: correspondence, financial documents, legal documents, and miscellaneous papers, which include drawings of Samuel and Margaret Haney, the Haney homestead, and a courting poem, circa 1850s.
The collection contains a manuscript notebook, dated February 9, 1825-February 26, 1826; a land certificate of title to Hardgrave, July 10, 1844; a letter from Skelton Demass to Hardgrave, December 5, 1851; a commission for William B. Smedley in Arkansas State Militia, January 28, 1862; and a land certificate of title to Kerney L. Harman, May 9, 1885.