Creator

Date Original

1863-1865

Description

This collection contains a Civil War muster roll for Company H of the 23rd Arkansas Infantry, a letter from James E. Sparks to his wife, and a tintype photograph of James E. Sparks.

Biographical/Historical Note

James E. Sparks was a Confederate Army captain serving in Company H in the 23rd Arkansas Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. The regiment was commanded by Oliver P. Lyles. According to the muster roll in this collection, Sparks was born in Danville, Virginia, and enlisted in Harrisburg, Arkansas. He was 24 years old in 1895 when the muster roll was completed.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.177.002

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Captain James E. Sparks Civil War collection, SMC.177.002

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Captain James E. Sparks Civil War collection, 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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