Creator

Date Original

1906

Description

This collection contains a letter, from Stan C. Harley to Mrs. R. J. Lea concerning the Dallas County UDC Chapter and information on the "Dallas Rifles" and their battle flag.

Biographical/Historical Note

Stan C. Harley was born on December 7, 1843, in Marshall County, Mississippi, to Major William R. Harley and Louisa J. Thompson. He came to Arkansas with his father in 1858. At the start of the Civil War, he enlisted as private in Company C (the Dallas Rifles of Dallas County), Sixth Arkansas Confederate Infantry. He fought at several battles, including the Battle of Pickett's Mill as part of Pat Cleburne's Division. After the war, he worked as a farmer, teacher, justice of the peace, county assessor, and salesman. He married Hattie J. Cheatham on January 3, 1867, and they had ten children. He died in 1923.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Dallas County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.077.003

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Stan C. Harley letter, SMC.077.003

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Stan C. Harley 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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