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Arkansas

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Ellsworth Walls collection

 Collection — Folder S1353
Identifier: S1353
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a 35-page autobiographical manuscript from Ellsworth Walls on December 14, 1936 covering his life from May 21, 1865 (his birth) to September 15, 1936 (the date of his wife Sarah's death).

James C. Hanlin letters

 Collection — Folder S0578
Identifier: S0578
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of four letters sent by James C. Hanlin to his sister ranging from 1859 to 1863. Three of the letters were written while James was serving with Company E, Indiana 1st Calvary in Arkansas and he shared information about the weather, his health, attending services at a Catholic church, his regiment's movements, and a description of a battle he was involved in on October 25, 1863 near Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Also included is a copy of an invitation to the second...

John C. Repine letters

 Collection — Folder S1108
Identifier: S1108
Scope and Contents There are two photocopied letters in this collection. The first letter is to "Dear Uncle" dated August 1863 and is signed Sallie E. Repine, with a one-page note to "Dear Sister" from J. C. Repine. The second letter is dated May 1, 1865, from De Balls Bluff, Arkansas, to Sister from J. C. Repine. He tells her that he is looking forward to being discharged from the army, "but the death of the president may prolong the rebellion but I hope it will hurry it..." He added: "it is a miserable life to...

John Ferguson letters

 Collection — Folder S3071
Identifier: S3071
Scope and Contents The collection includes two letters sent from Ferguson to his wife from Arkansas in 1863. The letters describe activities in the regiment and the possibility of re-enlisting for three more years, as well as the experiences of living in Arkansas.

Item listing:

Aug. 26, 1863 ALS from Ferguson to wife Matilda, sent from Devil’s Bluff [Backbone], Ark.

Dec. 18, 1863 ALS from Ferguson to wife Matilda, sent from Pine Bluff, Ark.

Martha C. Bishop papers

 Collection — Folder S121
Identifier: S0121
Scope and Contents This collection includes a memoir from Martha C. Bishop in Indiana from circa 1880-1946 regarding her life.

Rollinson family reminiscences

 Collection — Folder S2208
Identifier: S2208
Scope and Contents This collection includes typewritten copies of "From Indiana to Arkansas by Flatboat, 1873 by Charles Perry Rollison and Party," a reminiscence by Thaddeus W. Rollison and dated March 19, 1937, and "Flatboat Trip from Indiana to Arkansas of William A. Rollison and Party Sunday, June 1, 1873," James Davis Rollison's recollections of his trip written down in the fall of 1906. Along with some family biographical information, the two reminiscences contain descriptions of the flatboats and how they...

Woods family letters

 Collection — Folder S3325
Identifier: S3325
Scope and Contents This collection includes two letters from Eva and Thomas Wood of Arkansas to C. F. Turner in Terre Haute, Indiana in 1934 regarding family illnesses, and the fact they are moving back to Camden, Arkansas, and Thomas's job at a furniture factory.