Creator

Date Original

1884-1956

Description

This collection contains a historical account of early Little Rock by William Allen Feild, several funeralnotices, and numerous photographs taken during the early 1900s.

Biographical/Historical Note

Silas Flournoy Feild was born September 23, 1831, in Tennessee to William Hume Feild, Sr. (1796-1861)and Mary Amanda Flournoy (1806-1860) of Virginia. Silas served as Captain in the Commissary Corps,13th Arkansas Militia, Company A, during the Civil War. He lived in Hempstead County after the war.Silas feared for his life after the collapse of the Confederacy because many blamed him for giving themworthless Confederate money he used to purchase their crops and goods. He and his wife had twelvechildren.One of his sons, William Allen Feild, was born August 3, 1868. He married Christine Lucchesi, an Italianimmigrant, in 1890, and they had ten children. The oldest was Marguerite.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Tennessee; Virginia

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.007.020

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Field papers, SMC.007.020

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Field 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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