Creator

Date Original

1858-1879

Description

This collection contains correspondence, military papers, diaries, and family history for the Colburn family of Alabama and Arkansas

Biographical/Historical Note

Edward Lorimer Colburn (1843-1907) was born in Alabama in 1843 to James Bussey Colburn and Martha James Bradford Colburn. His parents moved to Pine Bluff, Arkansas where he and his brother John Colburn wrote to them during the Civil War. John served in the 3rd Alabama Volunteers and Edward served in Company B 23rd Regiment, South Carolina Infantry, Confederate States Army. John would die at the Battle of Seven Pines in 1862. Although Edward was captured and imprisoned at Point Lookout Edward went on to marry Eloise "Ella" Lee Dobyns in 1879. Edward Colburn died February 2, 1907.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Alabama

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.038.011

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Edward Lorimer Colburn papers, SMC.038.011

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Edward Lorimer Colburn papers, 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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