Title

Jerrus Madison Bryant papers, 1934-1935

Creator

Date Original

1934-1935

Description

This collection contains the autobiography of Jerrus Madison Bryant and a letter written by him.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jerrus Madison Bryant was born November 8, 1845, to Reward W. and Mary Cummings Bryant. He served in Company I, 7th Wisconsin, enlisting as a private on June 1, 1863. He was wounded at Petersburg, Virginia, June 28, 1864. After the Civil War, he joined the regular army and served in Indian Territory. He aspired to attend West Point Academy, but his appointment came a month after he married, rendering him ineligible. He and his wife Abby Jane had several children. He died January 25, 1941, and is buried at the Little Rock National Cemetery in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.002.013a

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Jerrus Madison Bryant papers, SMC.002.013a

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Jerrus Madison Bryant 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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