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Date Original

1861 February 07

Description

Telegram from J.A. Eno to the Van Buren postmaster about 500 armed men preparing to take the Little Rock Arsenal under Captain James Totten unless the federal troops surrender.

Transcription

Feb
PM Van Buren
Great excitement here
500 volunters under arms
to take the arsenal and
will commence at 3 o' clock
this evening unless surrendered
Eno

Physical Description

Telegraph, 4.25" x 7"

Subjects

Correspondence; War; Threats; Surrenders; Militia movements; Civil War; Telegrams

Contributor

J.A. Eno

Geographical Area

Van Buren, Crawford County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000086

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Clara Bertha Eno collection, MS.000086

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Telegram, J.A. Eno to Postmaster in Van Buren, Clara Bertha Eno collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

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