Creator

Date Original

1865-1869

Description

This diary contains entries from 1866-1867, other information from 1865 to 1869, and poems composed by Julia Chester McRae.

Biographical/Historical Note

Julia Chester (1846-1932), daughter of Charles and Caroline Chester, lived in Mount Holly, Union County, Arkansas, during and after the Civil War. The Chesters were active in the local Presbyterian church. In 1870, she married Kenneth Gilbert McRae, a Mount Holly physician. After 1880 the family moved to Hope, Hempstead County, where Doctor McRae practiced medicine for many years. Julia McRae is buried in Rose Hill Cemetery in Hope.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.037.001

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Julia Chester McRae diary, SMC.037.001

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Julia Chester McRae diary, 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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