Creator

Date Original

1874

Description

This collection contains telegrams sent during the Brooks-Baxter War to and from Elisha Baxter supporters.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Brooks-Baxter War of April and May 1874 was an armed conflict following the gubernatorial race between Joseph Brooks and Elisha Baxter. Settlement of the election dispute in favor of Elisha Baxter ultimately ended Reconstruction and the reign of Republicans in the state of Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Subjects

Brooks-Baxter War, Ark., 1874; Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Arkansas

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.); Pine Bluff, Jefferson County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.0002.0011

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Brooks-Baxter War telegrams, SMC.0002.0011

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Brooks-Baxter War telegrams, 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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