Creator

Date Original

1863-1925

Description

This collection contains letters written during the Civil War by Confederate soldier Isaac Brownlow to hiswife.

Biographical/Historical Note

Isaac Newton Brownlow was born in Tennessee in 1820. He married Edna Frances "Fannie" Wallace(also known as Eady Frances Pelley) of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, in Carroll County, Mississippi,March 12, 1863. Fannie and Isaac had one son, Samuel L. Brownlow.Isaac joined Company C, 5th Mississippi Cavalry, Confederate States Army, August 7, 1863. He waslisted on his company's muster roll as "Absent without leave February 21, 1864." He was taken prisonerby the Union Army at Nashville, Tennessee, on December 15, 1864, and later died at Camp Douglas,Illinois, February 18, 1865.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Tennessee; Mississippi; Illinois

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.005.002

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Isaac N. Brownlow papers, SMC.005.002

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Isaac N. Brownlow 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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