Creator

Date Original

1803-1956

Description

This collection consists of correspondence, general orders, military records, publications, and news clippings relating to Heidt's military career.

Biographical/Historical Note

James Villard Heidt was born May 10, 1873, in Georgia. He married Clara Hotze, a daughter of Peter Hotze, in Little Rock, Arkansas. Heidt graduated from West Point Military Academy in 1895 and served in the United States Army until his retirement in 1937. He served in the Spanish-American War, the Cuban occupation, the Phillipine insurrection, and World War I. Colonel Heidt was commanding officer of Fort Roots in North Little Rock in 1912. He died May 31, 1953.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.); Texas; New York; Kansas; California; Panama; France

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000112

Resource Type

Text

Collection

James Villard Heidt collection, MS.000112

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

James Villard Heidt collection, 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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