Creator

Date Original

1864

Description

This collection contains records pertaining to monthly returns of clothing, camp and garrison equipage,received and issued, abstracts of materials, and one certificate of transfer of clothing from Company G,2nd Arkansas Volunteers of African Descent, United States Army, during the Civil War.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Second Arkansas Infantry-African Descent (54th U.S. Colored Infantry) was formed after theEmancipation Proclamation by primarily freed slaves out of the Arkansas River Valley. This unit wasunder the commands of Lieutenant Colonel George W. De Costa and Major George W. Burchard andparticipated in battles across the state of Arkansas, including the Battle of Helena.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.006.009

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Company G, 2nd Arkansas Volunteers of African Descent, United States of America, records, SMC.006.009

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Company G, 2nd Arkansas Volunteers of African Descent, United States of America, records, 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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