Creator

Date Original

1854-1862

Description

This collection contains a letter written by Allen Haynie to his wife Martha about his experience as aConfederate soldier in the Civil War. Also included is a tax receipt for James Russell.

Biographical/Historical Note

Allen Henderson Haynie enlisted in Confederate service at El Paso, Arkansas, March 1, 1862, and heldthe rank of private in the Fourth Battalion, Arkansas Infantry. He was sent to the hospital at Corinth,Mississippi, but never returned to his unit. He was removed from the muster roll as "Absent withoutleave" April 30, 1863. However, he resurfaced in Company B, Third Regiment Arkansas in 1864. Allenwas married to Martha Marinda Haynie and had at least one son. They lived near Cabot, Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Mississippi

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.005.009

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Allen Haynie papers, SMC.005.009

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Allen Haynie 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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