Description

Black and white sketch of Harris Flanagin, including biographical narrative.

Transcription

Called from army camp to governor's chair

Harris Flanagin was born 1817 in New Jersey. He taught school in Pennsylvania and established a private school in Illinois… Admitted to bar 1838 and the following year settled in Greenville, Clark County, Ark.. Later moving to Arkadelphia.. In legislature 1842... Delegate to secession convention in 1861...

Represented Clark County in constitutional convention of 1874.

Harris Flanagin

While Flanagin was at Knoxville Tenn., 1862 in command of the Second Ark. Mounted rifles, he was elected governor of Arkansas at a special election... He was inaugurated Nov. 15, 1862... Just before Steele's army took possession of Little Rock. Governor Flanagin ordered the state records removed to Washington, Ark... The supreme court aslo moved there... Flanagin died Oct. 23, 1874.

War-time capitol at Washington, Ark.

Physical Description

Document, 11" x 14"

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000379, Image 27

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: Biographical Sketches, MS.000379

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Harris Flanagin, Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: Biographical Sketches, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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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.

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