Yell, Archibald, 1797 or 1799-1847Alternative names
Governor of and U.S. representative from Arkansas, public official of Tennessee, jurist, and army officer.
From the description of Archibald Yell papers, 1836-1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981226
From the description of Archibald Yell letter, 1839 Feb. 6. (Arkansas History Commission). WorldCat record id: 430350370
Archibald Yell was a soldier and congressman.
From the guide to the Archibald Yell correspondence, 1836-1847., 1836-1847, (American Philosophical Society)
Second governor of Arkansas, Archibald Yell (1797-1847) was raised in North Carolina and later moved to Tennessee where he served under Andrew Jackson in various Indian campaigns.
In 1830 he moved to Arkansas to take charge of the Federal Land Office. Following two other political offices, Yell ran unopposed for the Governorship of Arkansas in 1840 and served one term. In 1845 he accepted the colonelcy of the 1st Arkansas Volunteer Cavalry during the Mexican War. Yell was killed in the Battle of Buena Vista, Feb. 22, 1847.
From the description of Letter : Executive Department, Little Rock Ark's, to Major Genl. Scott, 1843 Oct. 28. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 36081621
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|Fort Wayne (Okla.)|
|Military bases--History--19th century--Sources|
|Mexican War, 1846-1848|
|Representatives, U.S. Congress--Correspondence|
|Indians of North America--History--19th century--Sources|
|Representatives, U.S. Congress--Arkansas|