Creator

Date Original

1862

Description

This collection consists of Joseph E. Gaston's journal that relates to his service in the Civil War.

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph E. Gaston was born in Alabama in 1840, the son of Alexander and Elizabeth Gaston. The family moved to Ouachita County, Arkansas, on the eve of the Civil War. Gaston served in Company B, Johnson's Fifteenth Arkansas Infantry, Confederate Army. He was captured and sent to Camp Douglas in Illinois, from which he was freed through prisoner exchange.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Ouachita County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MG.00110

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Joseph E. Gaston journal, MG.00110

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Joseph E. Gaston journal, 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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