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Date Original

1861 December 09

Description

List of jayhawkers taken prisoner and sent to Little Rock. They were to be put under the guard of Lieutenant Anderson, and his men. The accused jayhawkers' names, and occupation's are listed.

Biographical/Historical Note

During the Civil War, men who raided Confederate territory for the purpose of aiding the Union were known as Jayhawkers. They were common in southern Missouri and Northern Arkansas, in areas were loyalties were greatly divided, and created havoc for the Confederacy.

Transcription

[Page 1] List of prisoners sent to Little Rock Decr 9th 1861
in charge of Lieut Anderson with guard of 75 men
1 George Long United Baptist Preacher [and] farmer
2 Soloman Brannan DO DO DO '' [and] Blacksmith
3 David Curry Farmer
4 Jame Lattenell "
5 Samuel Thompson "
6 Patrick L. Downey "
7 James Thompson Farmer
8 James E Curry "
9 Joshua Reeves United Baptist Preacher [and] farmer
10 Charles W. Price "
11 Wm Brown "
12 George Horton "
13 Mike Liukle "
14 William Dugger Farmer
15 Luther Phillips Farmer
16 Thomas Dugger Farmer
17 William M Winn Farmer
18 James Hollis School Teacher
19 Jasper Dugger Farmer
20 Mayfield Addison Farmer
21 William C Singletary Physician
22 John M Carithers Southern Methodist Preacher [and] Farmer [Page 2] List of Prisoners
sent to Little Rock
as Jahawkers [sic]

Physical Description

1 page handwritten, front and back, 12.5" x 18"

Subjects

Civil War; Arkansas; Confederate States of America

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County, (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000132

Collection

Kie Oldham collection, MS.000132

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Prisoner list, Kie Oldham collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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