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Date Original

1861 August 16

Description

This True Democrat extra details the situation in the aftermath of a battle near Springfield, Missouri. It lists the dead on both the Union and Confederate sides, and names the officers who participated in the battle.

Biographical/Historical Note

During the Civil War, newspapers were many peoples primary source's for updates on the battle front. While family, and friends would also receive letters from soldiers, these papers helped them form a broader picture of the state of the war. The papers would also address the locations and conditions of prominent individuals in specific battles.

Physical Description

1 page printed, 12.5" x 9.5"

Subjects

Civil War; Arkansas; Confederate States of America

Contributor

True Democrat; Van Buren Press

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

OVSMC.00047

Collection

Small manuscript collection

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

True Democrat - Extra, August 16, 1861, Small manuscript collection, 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.

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True Democrat - Extra, August 16, 1861

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