Creator

Date Original

1953

Description

This collection contains a letter and an article titled "The Confederate Ram 'Arkansas'".

Biographical/Historical Note

The CSS Arkansas was an ironclad ram of the Confederate States Navy that was active from 1861-1862 on the Yazoo and Mississippi Rivers. On August 6, 1862, it engaged the Union vessel Essex and suffered engine failure, afterwards being scuttled and abandoned.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.098.023

Resource Type

Text

Collection

"The Confederate Ram 'Arkansas'" article, SMC..098.023

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

"The Confederate Ram 'Arkansas'" article, 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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