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Robert H. Neil Civil War letter

Robert H. Neil Civil War Letter

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Finding aid for the Robert H. Neil Civil War Letter

MSS.11.51

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201
(501) 320-5700



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Neil, Robert H., 1830-?
Title: Robert H. Neil Civil War Letter
Dates: 1862
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of a photocopy and transcription of a letter written by Robert Neil [Neal] while he was serving with the 10th Texas Cavalry Battalion.
Identification: MSS.11.51
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is contained in two files.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a photocopy and transcription of a letter written by Robert Neil [Neal?] while he was serving with the 10th Texas Cavalry Battalion.


Biographical Note

Robert Neil was born in Virginia, in 1830. The family had relocated to Tennessee, and Missouri, before moving to Collins County, Texas, ca. 1859. Neil joined Company C of the 10th Texas Cavalry Battalion on October 22, 1862. This battalion was later combined with the 9th Cavalry Battalion to form the 5th Texas Partisan Rangers. Following the war, Neil returned to Texas, and continued to farm.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Cane Hill, Battle of, Cane Hill, Ark., 1862.
Confederate States of America. Army. Texas Cavalry Battalion, 10th.
Confederate States of America. Army. Texas Partisan Rangers, 5th.
Neil, Robert H., 1830-?
Skullyville County (Indian Territory)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert H. Neil Civil War Letter, MSS 11-51, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by Stephen Burgess, 2006


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