Creator

Date Original

1897-1908

Description

This collection contains a ledger and bill belonging to Dr. Jacoburn Stewart McCorkle of Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. Jacoburn Stewart McCorkle (1835-1914) was born in Demopolis, Alabama in 1835. He attended Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and Nashville University, graduating in Nashville, Tennessee. McCorkle was a Confederate Army surgeon and served at the battle of Franklin, Tennessee. McCorkle came to Fort Smith in May 1883 from Oxford, Mississippi. While in Fort Smith, he was listed variously as a physician, a druggist and a dentist. McCorkle married Mary J. Buford on Jan. 9, 1867, in College Hill, Mississippi. The McCorkles had four children, Will McCorkle, Mrs. E.B. Pierce, Jessie McCorkle, and Mrs. David E. Dodd. McCorkle died Dec. 11, 1914.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Alabama; Pennsylvania, Tennessee; Mississippi

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.039.018

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Dr. Jacoburn Stewart McCorkle collection, SMC.039.018

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Dr. Jacoburn Stewart McCorkle collection, 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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