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Date Original

1861 February 14

Description

Letter from Colonel C. Peyton to Governor Henry M. Rector notifying the election of officers of the Totten Artillery Company in Little Rock on February 12, 1861.

Transcription

Head Quarters 13th Regt
Arkansas Militia
Little Rock Feb. 14, 1861
I herby certify
to his Excellency Henry M Rector
Governor of the state of Arkansas
and commander in chief of the
Militia thereof. Was at an Election
was held at the Market House in the
city of Little Rock on the evening
of Febry. 12th 1861. For Commissioned
officers of an artillery company of
volunteers. Called by them the "Totten
Artillery Company." When the following
officers were duly Elected according
to the Militia Laws of the state.
W.E. Woodruff Jr. Captain
Omer R Weaver 1st Lieut
Louis W Brown 2nd "
Jas W Mathews 3rd "
Given at Head Quarters
this 14th day of Febry. 1861.
C. Peyton
Col Com 13 Regt A. Militia

Physical Description

Letter, 11" x 7.5"

Subjects

Correspondence; War; Military officers; Civil War; Political elections

Contributor

Colonel C. Peyton

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000132, Series II, Item 138

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Kie Oldham collection, MS.000132

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Letter, Colonel C. Peyton to Governor Henry M. Rector, Kie Oldham collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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