Creator

Date Original

1861-1898

Description

This collection contains orders, muster rolls, correspondence, invoices, and receipts illustrating activities of a Confederate unit operating in southern Arkansas during the latter years of the Civil War.

Biographical/Historical Note

Algernon Sidney Holderness was born in Caswell County, North Carolina, in 1834. He studied medicine and surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, and during the Civil War served in the Confederate Army, reaching the rank of lieutenant in Company B, Monroe's Regiment, Cabell's Brigade, First Arkansas Cavalry. He was honorably discharged on May 27, 1865. The husband of Catherine B. Dixon and father of nine children, A.S. Holderness died in Fordyce on April 28, 1904.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000085

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Algernon Sidney Holderness papers, MS.000085

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Algernon Sidney Holderness papers, 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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