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Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Evans Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-992
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Correspondence between Lt. Lyle Garrett of the 23rd Iowa Infantry and his wife, Mary Garrett, during the Civil War, describing camp life, attitudes toward officers, troop movements in Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, and the general conduct of the war.

Dates: 1862-1893

S. C. Turnbo Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1390
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Confederate soldier. A bound typescript of a journal kept by Turnbo while serving as a Confederate soldier with the 27th Arkansas Infantry in the Trans-Mississippi West during the Civil War. The journal includes accounts of the activities of the "Jayhawkers" and "Mountain Boomers" in the Ozark Mountains region.

Dates: 1861-1865

William Elsey Connelley Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-126
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Author. Correspondence (ca. 1923) regarding the Bender family of Kansas, and the genealogy of families in Big Sandy Valley, Kentucky; notebooks (ca. 1854-1913) concerning the American Civil War, linguistics, William Quantrill, Kansas Indians, and Kansas history prior to the 20th century; clippings (ca. 1855-1900) concerning Kansas Indians and history; manuscripts (ca. 1902) concerning politics, Indian mythology, folklore, linguistics and Kansas history; pamphlets (1857-1925); and diaries (1858-1911) of Henry William Ela recounting his Civil War experiences, and of Connelley.

Dates: 1854-1925