Description

Black and white sketch of Thomas C. Hindman, including biographical narrative.

Transcription

The fiery warrior

Thomas C. Hindman was born 1828 in Tennessee. He served with a Mississippi regiment in the Mexican War.. Promoted to Lieutenant for gallantry on field when but 18 years old… Studied law and elected to Mississippi legislature… Moved to Helena, Ark., 1854...

Twice elected to congress.. Left his seat to raise regiment for Confederate service... Became major-general 1862. Organized new army in Arkansas which six months later fought Battle of Prairie Grove like veterans.. Commanded a dvision at Chickamauga. Tom Hindman

Was killed Sept. 27, 1868, at his home by an unknown assassin....

Hindman was close friend of Cleburne and both were volunteer nurses in yellow fever epidemic of 1855... Hindman was distinguished by his daring bravery, forcible speech and eloquent language.

Physical Description

Document, 11" x 14"

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000379, Image 30

Resource Type

Image

Collection

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

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Thomas C. Hindman, Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: Biographical Sketches, 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.

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