Creator

Date Original

1859-1897

Description

This collection contains a letter from Joseph W. Bocage to J. Perry, about the sale or possible trade ofslaves, and news clippings about the history of Company H, 1st Arkansas Regiment, Mounted Rifles,written by Robert Dacus.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert H. Dacus wrote the history of "Company H, First Arkansas Mounted Rifles" as a newspapercolumn in 1897. The column appeared in the Dardanelle Post-Dispatch. It was later printed as a pamphletin 1909.Joseph W. Bocage of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, wrote a letter to J. Perry about the sale or trade of slaves in1859. Perry was in the First Arkansas Mounted Rifles unit with Dacus. He was wounded in Jackson,Mississippi, and later served as a quartermaster till his surrender.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Mississippi

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.006.014

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Company H, 1st Arkansas Mounted Rifles history, SMC.006.014

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Company H, 1st Arkansas Mounted Rifles history, 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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