Creator

Date Original

1871

Description

This collection contains two Union League commission certificates, signed by O.A. Hadley and J.C. Corbin, appointing members to the State Council of Arkansas in 1871, and six blank forms.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Union League of America was founded in 1862 to promote loyalty to the Union, the Republican Party, and to Abraham Lincoln, as well as to support organizations that assisted Union soldiers, such asthe United States Sanitary Commission. The Union League organized in southern states after the Civil War as an arm of the Republican Party, to assist freedmen and to encourage them to vote and support theRepublican Party.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.021.006

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Union League of America, State Council of Arkansas records, SMC.021.006

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Union League of America, State Council of Arkansas records, 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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