Title

Burdet L. Daniel Civil War papers, 1864-1865

Creator

Date Original

1864-1865

Description

This collection contains a letter written by Burdet Daniel to his brother during the Civil War. Burdet was asking his brother about rumors that Cape Girardeau , Missouri, had been taken by the Confederate military. According to Burdet, a portion of Union troops were defeated by General Sterling Price in Dardanelle, Arkansas, along the Arkansas River around the same time that General Shelby made his raid on Little Rock and the Memphis Railroad. Burdet’s diary is seven pages long and was written by him at the end of the Civil War. Burdet kept an account of daily activities from January 1, 1865 - April 25, 1865.

Biographical/Historical Note

Burdet L. Daniel served with the 11th Regiment, Company K, Missouri Cavalry, United States Army, during the Civil War. The 11th Regiment consolidated with the 2nd Regiment in September 1862. Scope and

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.004.005a

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Burdet L. Daniel Civil War papers, SMC.004.005a

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Burdet L. Daniel Civil War 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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