Title

Richard C. Byrd law licenses, 1861-1867

Creator

Date Original

1861-1867

Description

This collection contains law licenses of Richard C. Byrd.

Biographical/Historical Note

Richard C. Byrd passed the bar on May 15, 1861, and received his license to practice law. Because the Civil War was underway, he enlisted as a private in Company B, 3rd Regiment, Arkansas state troops, Woodruff's Artillery. He was seriously wounded by taking a minie ball in the leg at the Battle of Wilson's Creek, Missouri, on August 10, 1861. After the war, he returned to practicing law.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.002.015

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Richard C. Byrd law licenses, SMC.002.015

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Richard C. Byrd law licenses, 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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