Creator

Date Original

1904-1905

Description

This collection contains the Civil War reminiscences of Martha McAlmont as she remembered them in 1904 and 1905. Her contributions to the war effort, nursing wounded soldiers, living without many necessities, the occupation of Little Rock by Union troops, and the hanging of David O. Dodd are all included.

Biographical/Historical Note

Martha Jane Gregg, of New York, married John McAlmont in 1845, and they moved to Arkansas in 1850. John was a druggist, and they established a home in Little Rock in 1852, where they remained the rest of their lives. The couple had two daughters, Myra and Cresida.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.032.011

Resource Type

Text

Collection

"My Recollection of the Civil War" by Mrs. M.J. McAlmont, SMC.032.011

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

"My Recollection of the Civil War" by Mrs. M.J. McAlmont, 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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