Samuel Sprague Letters

MC 1231

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: 479-575-8444

Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Katrina Windon, 2019.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Sprague, Samuel
Samuel Sprague Letters
Inclusive Dates
MC 1231
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Materials are in English.
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

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Use Information

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Acquisition Information

The Samuel Sprague Letters were donated to the Special Collections Department by Billie Jines of Pea Ridge, Arkansas, in January 1992.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections staff in February 1993.

Preferred Form of Citation

Samuel Sprague Letters (MC 1231), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

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Biographical Note

Samuel Sprague was a private in the First Iowa Cavalry and stationed in Little Rock, Arkansas, during the Civil War.

Scope and Content Note

Six letters written by Samuel Sprague and his comrade, L.L. Bolding, to relatives in Iowa. Letters discuss health and some garrison activities, along with reactions to home gossip.

Subject Terms

The following persons, organizations, or topics are among those represented within the collection materials:

Bolding, L. L.

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

United States. Army. Iowa Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865)

    Detailed Description of the Collection

    The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 8

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 8 Folder MC 1231

    Samuel Sprague Letters, 1864


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