Creator

Date Original

1908

Description

This collection contains reminiscences written by Susan Bricelin Fletcher of Saline County, Arkansas during the Civil War. Fletcher wrote her account in August 1908.

Biographical/Historical Note

Susan Bricelin (1837-1911) was born October 19, 1837 in Arkansas to Milo Bricelin and Camelia Baldwin Bricelin. She married Henry Fletcher Lewis Jr. around 1855. At the time of the Civil War she lived on a plantation twenty miles west of Little Rock in Saline County with her son and her niece while her husband served with Captain Ed Nowland's Company in the Confederate States Army. Fletcher moved her family to Little Rock in 1864 but soon found living there expensive and moved south. The Fletchers moved back to Little Rock after the war. Susan Bricelin Fletcher died May 1911 and is buried beside her husband at Oakland Fraternal Cemetery in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Saline County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.053.001

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Susan Bricelin Fletcher papers [photocopy], SMC.053.001

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Susan Bricelin Fletcher papers [photocopy], 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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