Creator

Date Original

1865

Description

This collection contains a receipt for the purchase of one carbine, pistol and accoutrements, from theUnited States Government by John Plemons.

Biographical/Historical Note

As the Civil War came to an end, John Plemons, a Union soldier in the 4th Arkansas Cavalry, bought his weapons from the War Department in late May. After his regiment mustered out on June 20, 1865, he was required to carry this receipt to prove the legality of his purchase.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.013.018

Resource Type

Text

Collection

John W. Plemons receipt, SMC.013.018

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

John W. Plemons receipt, 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.

Disciplines

United States History

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