Title

John G. Hudson papers, 1863-1868

Creator

Date Original

1863-1868

Description

This collection contains correspondence, receipts, and other items from Colonel John G. Hudson. The papers are related to the Union occupation of Helena, Arkansas, during the Civil War.

Biographical/Historical Note

John G. Hudson was born on May 22, 1832. He married the daughter of Dr. William B. Sprague of Coldwater, Michigan on November 8, 1854. Upon the declaration of war, John G. Hudson joined the Union army on August 29, 1862, and formed Company B, 33rd Missouri Infantry. He was stationed at Helena, Arkansas, for many months in order to guard Union supplies and ammunitions. He was later promoted to colonel for an act of bravery and was discharged from the service as a brevet brigadier general on November 6, 1865. He died on August 25, 1902.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Helena, Philips County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.004.013a

Resource Type

Text

Collection

John G. Hudson papers, SMC.004.013a

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

John G. Hudson 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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