Creator

Date Original

1928

Description

This collection contains a letter and an article related to the Hempstead Rifles.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Hempstead Rifles was raised in Hempstead County, Arkansas, in May of 1861. The company engaged in the Battle of Wilson's Creek on August 10, 1861. It was mustered out of service on September 17, 1861. The Hempstead Rifles No. 2 became the core of Company H of the newly formed 17th Regiment Arkansas Infantry.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.096.021

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Hempstead Rifles roster, SMC.096.021

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Hempstead Rifles roster, 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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