Creator

Date Original

1862-1864

Description

The collection contains correspondence, newsclippings, and a military communique related to Joseph Sharp's service during the Civil War. Robert E.L. Bearden transcribed the letters.

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph C. Sharp was born in Madison County, Tennessee, July 13, 1831, the son of J.M. and Louisa Hibbets Sharp. In 1857 he married Sarah E. Hill. During the Civil War he served in Wright's Brigade, Cheatham's Division, Army of Tennessee; and Company D, Fifty-first Consolidated Tennessee Infantry, Confederate States Army. The Sharps moved to Swifton, Jackson County, Arkansas, in 1870. Joseph Sharp died December 13, 1888.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Jackson County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000018

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Joseph C. Sharp papers, MS.000018

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Joseph C. Sharp 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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