Creator

Date Original

1864

Description

This collection contains a letter written by Harris Wheat Hudson Company G, Harrell’s Battery, Arkansas Cavalry, Confederate States Army to his wife Martha Ellen "Matty" Byrne Hudson dated June 24, 1864.

Biographical/Historical Note

Harris Wheat Hudson (1826-1864) was born December 11, 1826 to James Harris Hudson and Sarah Ann Bellah Hudson in Lawrence County, Arkansas. Hudson married Martha Ellen “Matty” Byrne on June 2, 1851. They had five sons: James Brice Hudson, William Wiley Hudson, John Allen Hudson, Edward Stanford Hudson, and Wesley Wood Hudson and one daughter, Martha Harris Hudson. Harris Wheat Hudson served in Company G, Harrell’s Battery, Arkansas Cavalry, Confederate States Army during the Civil War. Hudson died of typhoid fever November 26, 1864 at Harrison, Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.051.007

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Harris Wheat Hudson letter, SMC.051.007

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Harris Wheat Hudson letter, 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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