Creator

Date Original

1854-1889

Description

This collection consists of memoranda, accounts, certificates, contracts, publications, correspondence, court orders, tax receipts, advertisements, and deeds.

Biographical/Historical Note

John C. Barrow (1836-1919) lawyer, prosecuting attorney, and politician, practiced law at Hampton, Calhoun County, Arkansas, before the Civil War. During the war he served in Company A, Fourth Arkansas Infantry, Confederate States Army. He participated in the battles of Pea Ridge and Chickamauga, and was taken prisoner at Franklin, Tennessee. After the war, he married and moved to Monticello, where he practiced law and farmed. In 1883 Barrow moved to Little Rock. He served in the Arkansas House of Representatives, 1889-1900. He died in Little Rock on November 23, 1919, and is buried in Oakland Cemetery. John Barrow Road in Little Rock was named for him.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000032

Resource Type

Text

Collection

John C. Barrow papers, MS.000032

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

John C. Barrow 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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