Creator

Henry Brockman

Date Original

1862 July-1867 April

Description

Bound journal kept by Capt. Henry Brockman during his time traveling through the South while fighting in the American Civil War.

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry Brockman was born in 1824 in Kentucky and moved to Missouri at a young age. He enlisted in the Confederate Army in July 1862 as a First Lieutenant and was promoted to Captain of Company K, Tenth Infantry Regiment, Second Missouri Brigade, also known as “Parson’s Brigade.” His unit served at Prairie Grove, Helena, and Little Rock, and was involved in many skirmishes in south Arkansas. Brockman was instrumental in the creation of a roaming Masonic lodge that traveled with the brigade. After the war, he returned to Missouri where he taught school for a short time before moving his family to Lincoln County, Arkansas.

Physical Description

Journal, 7.5" x 12"

Keywords

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.; Brockman, Henry, 1824-1881; Missouri Volunteers, 10th Regiment (1861-1864)

Geographical Area

Mississippi; Louisiana; Arkansas; Texas; Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.); Helena, Phillips County (Ark.); Pleasant Hill, Sabine Parish (La)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000615, Item 1

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Henry Brockman journal, MS.000615

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Henry Brockman journal, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

Military History | United States History

Comments

Pages are in order by the last recorded date on each page.

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Captain Henry Brockman journal, 1862-1867

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