Creator

Date Original

1847

Description

This collection contains a letter written by William G. Dampier in Helena, Arkansas to his brother Lemuel Dampier in Mississippi dated October 12, 1847.

Biographical/Historical Note

William G. Dampier (1828-1876) was born June 5, 1828 to Stephen Dampier and Ann Nancy Dampier in Simpson County, Georgia. William G. Dampier traveled to Helena, Arkansas in October 1847 and was thinking of accepting a job offer as an overseer. A month later, he enrolled with the Mississippi Volunteers in November 1847 and served in Tampico, Mexico. Dampier died March 1876 in Mississippi.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Helena, Phillips County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.059.004

Resource Type

Text

Collection

William G. Dampier letter, SMC.059.004

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

William G. Dampier letter, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Disciplines

United States History

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