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Date Original

1861 January 07

Description

Letter from Colonel A.S. Alexander to Governor Henry M. Rector, notifying Rector of officer election held on December 29, 1860 for Companies D and H, 49th Regiment, Arkansas Militia.

Transcription

Dallas Polk Cty Arkansas
January 7th, 1861
To his Excellency
Henry M. Rector Governor (?)
Sir - there was an Election held in
this County on the 29th day of
December 1860 for the purpose of
electing officers for the 49th
Regiment Arkansas militia
and results as follows
William H. Earp was elected
Lieutenant Col and Joseph
-Wm Oliver was elected Major
and John Ashford was Elected
Captain and Lewis McBroom first
Lieutenant and Wm A Frost
Second Lieutenant of Company
E[,] 49th Rgmt (?) all of whom I hope
you will commission as soon
as convenient
A S Alexander
Col Commandant
49th Regiment Arkansas
Militia

Physical Description

Letter, 12" x 7.5"

Subjects

Correspondence; war; Military officers; militias

Contributor

Colonel A.S. Alexander

Geographical Area

Dallas, Polk County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000132, Series II, Item 84a

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Kie Oldham collection, MS.000132

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Letter, Colonel A.S. Alexander to Governor Henry M. Rector, Kie Oldham collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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