Title

Civil War cotton destruction vouchers, 1862

Creator

Date Original

1862

Description

This collection contains two vouchers issued to Roane and Bell and Julia Roane after the destruction of their cotton crops.

Biographical/Historical Note

Confederate General Thomas C. Hindman ordered the burning of cotton, as a way to hinder the Union forces from seizing the crops after their occupation of Arkansas in 1862 during the Civil War.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.004.004

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Civil War cotton destruction vouchers, SMC.004.004

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Civil War cotton destruction vouchers, 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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