Arkansas Military Board Ledger

MS Ar4 7.5

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

Arkansas Military Board
Arkansas Military Board Ledger
Inclusive Dates
MS Ar4 7.5
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Materials are in English.
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Acquisition Information

Donated by Ernest M. Espelie, librarian at Augusta College, Rock Island, Illinois, in February 1961.

Processing Information

Processed by the Special Collections Department circa 1968-1978.

Preferred Form of Citation

Arkansas Military Board Ledger (MS Ar4 7.5), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.

Biographical Note

The Military Board was established in 1861 by the Secession Convention in order to recruit Arkansas troops to serve in the Confederate military during the U. S. Civil War.

Scope and Content Note

Purchase record and accounts payable ledger of the Arkansas Military Board, Oct. 30, 1861-Jan. 3, 1862. Initials "H.M.R." [probably for Governor Henry Massie Rector, a board member] appear on some pages. Pages 103f contain "library charge records" of Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois.

Subject Terms

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

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Confederate States of America. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.

Rector, Henry M. (Henry Massey), 1816-1899

    Detailed Description of the Collection

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

    Box MS Ar4 Box 1

    Box MS Ar4 Box 1 Folder MS Ar4 7.5

    Arkansas Military Board Ledger, Oct. 30, 1861-Jan. 3, 1862


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