Col. Peter Wellington Alexander, C.S.A., collection 1862-1864.

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Alexander, Peter Wellington, 1825-1886. Col. Peter Wellington Alexander, C.S.A., collection 1862-1864.

Col. Peter Wellington Alexander, C.S.A., collection 1862-1864.

Collection acquired by the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Special Collections from the holdings of Columbia University Libraries, gift of Mrs. Robert P. Hamilton in 1974. Collection contains correspondence, general and special orders, field reports, telegrams, and other documents of the Confederate forces in Arkansas. Correspondents include Elias Cornelius Boudinot, Samuel Ryan Curtis, Thomas C. Hindman, Francis J. Herron, Theophilus H. Holmes, Robert Edward Lee, R.C. Newton, Albert Pike, William Quesenbury, John Selden Roane, and Stand Watie. Confederate States of America documentation regarding almost everything that occurred during the years 1862 to 1864 in Arkansas.

8 microfilm reels.

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Herron, Francis, 1774-1860

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Holmes, T. H. (Theophilus Hunter), 1804-1880

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Theophilus Hunter Holmes was born November 13, 1804 to a prominent North Carolina family. In 1829 he graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point. Prior to the Civil War, Holmes served in various campaigns against Native Americans and also saw action in the Mexican War, where he was brevetted for gallantry at the battle of Monterrey. When the Civil War erupted in 1861, Holmes was living in New York City and engaged as the superintendent of the recruiting station for the U.S. A...

Confederate States of America. Army. Trans-Mississippi Dept.

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Boudinot, Elias C. (Elias Cornelius), 1835-1890

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Lawyer, member of congress from New Jersey. From the description of Letter, 1789 September 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122629301 Epithet: LLD, President of Congress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000389.0x00009c ...

Alexander, Peter Wellington, 1825-1886

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Colonel Peter Wellington Alexander, Confederate States of America, Georgia-born lawyer, editor and Civil War correspondent. From the description of Peter Wellington Alexander papers, 1835-1910. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 265033290 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Colonel Peter Wellington Alexander, Confederate States of America, Georgia-born editor and Civil War correspondent. From the guide to the Peter Wellington Alexander Papers, 1855-...

Alexander, Peter Wellington, 1825-1886

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Colonel Peter Wellington Alexander, Confederate States of America, Georgia-born lawyer, editor and Civil War correspondent. From the description of Peter Wellington Alexander papers, 1835-1910. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 265033290 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Colonel Peter Wellington Alexander, Confederate States of America, Georgia-born editor and Civil War correspondent. From the guide to the Peter Wellington Alexander Papers, 1855-...

Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

Watie, Stand, 1806-1871

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Stand Watie, also known as Standhope, Oowatie, Degataga, and Isaac S. Watie, was a Cherokee Nation leader and brigadier general in the Confederate Army. He was born into the Cherokee Nation in Calhoun, Georgia, on December 12, 1806, and was educated at a Moravian mission school in Spring Place, Georgia. He briefly wrote for the Cherokee Phoenix, during which time he became involved in anti-Indian laws following the discovery of gold in Georgia in the 1830s. Watie was a signer of the Treaty of Ne...

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The Savannah Ordnance Depot, Savannah, Georgia, was organized as a field depot during the Civil War. In April 1864, it became the Savannah Arsenal under the supervision of the Chief of Ordnance. From the description of Savannah Ordnance Depot employment roll, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477938 The Confederate States of America Army may have created the position of Purchasing Commissary of Subsistence to oversee the distribution of food and other supplies to the Co...

Curtis, Samuel Ryan, 1805-1866

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Samuel Ryan Curtis, engineer, legislator, and Union general. A graduate of West Point (class of 1831), he briefly served on the frontier, and then worked as an engineer and studied law. During the Mexican War, he commanded the 3rd Regiment of Ohio Infantry, and he served as military governor of Matamoras, Camargo, Monterrey, and Saltillo. After the war, Curtis resumed his engineering career, working in Iowa and Missouri. In 1853, he moved to Iowa and entered politics as a member of Republican pa...