Creator

Date Original

1954 February 8

Description

This collection contains a letter from Alvin Seamster to Arkansas History Commission Director Ted Worley. The letter includes an article written by Seamster about the Battle of Pea Ridge.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Battle of Pea Ridge, also know as the Battle of Elkhorn Tavern, took place during the Civil War on March 7-8, 1862, near Leetown, northeast of Fayetteville, Arkansas. It resulted in a defeat for the Confederates and established Federal control of most of Missouri and northern Arkansas for Union forces.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.095.032

Resource Type

Text

Collection

"Battle of Pea Ridge," by Alvin Seamster, SMC.095.032

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

"Battle of Pea Ridge," by Alvin Seamster, 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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