Creator

Date Original

1861

Description

This promissory note was given to Allen Lawrence and Company by Samuel Halliburton for $29.88 with interest.

Biographical/Historical Note

Samuel Halliburton was born around 1811 in Tennessee. He and his wife Ann had three children: Samuel C., John W., and Dana M. After moving to Arkansas, they made their home near Evening Shade,Arkansas, which was located in Lawrence County at that time but in 1868 was moved to Sharp County.In 1861, he was a Missionary Baptist minister. In 1862, he served as Senator representing Lawrence and Fulton counties. Halliburton enlisted for service in the Civil War on July 16, 1862, at Evening Shade, as a private inCompany H, Shaver's Regiment, 38th Arkansas Infantry. He was captured at Lawrence, Arkansas, on October 8, 1863, and was taken to Gratiot Street Military Prison in St. Louis, Missouri. He died while a prisoner of war on February 23, 1864, and is buried at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in Missouri.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Missouri; Tennessee

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.008.013b

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Samuel Halliburton promissory note, SMC.008.013b

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Samuel Halliburton promissory note, 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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