Title

William H. Davis cotton destruction voucher, 1862

Creator

Date Original

1862

Description

This collection contains a voucher to William H. Davis of Chicot County, Arkansas, for six bales cotton, weighing twenty four hundred pounds.

Biographical/Historical Note

Confederate General C. Thomas 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

Chicot County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.004.004a

Resource Type

Text

Collection

William H. Davis cotton destruction voucher, SMC.004.004a

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

William H. Davis cotton destruction voucher, 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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