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Rufus Daley Civil War letter

Rufus Daley Civil War Letter

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Finding aid for the Rufus Daley Civil War Letter

MSS.11.45

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Daley, Rufus, ?-1895
Title: Rufus Daley Civil War Letter
Dates: 1863
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of the original and a transcription of a letter written by Rufus Daley while he was serving with the 11th/17th Consolidated Regiment, Arkansas Infantry.
Identification: MSS.11.45
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is contained in three files.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the original and a transcription of a letter written by Rufus Daley while he was serving with the 11th/17th Consolidated Regiment, Arkansas Infantry.


Biographical Note

Rufus Daley was the son of Harrison Daley and Rachel Harris. He served for three months with the Pope Walker Guards, formed in Van Buren, Arkansas, in May 1861. When he was mustered out of that unit in September 1861, he enlisted in the 17th Arkansas Infantry. He was with the 11th/17th Arkansas when it surrendered on May 4, 1865. He settled in Mississippi with his family after the war and eventually relocated to Gore, Oklahoma, where he died in 1895.


Index Terms

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

Confederate States of America. Army. Arkansas Infantry Regiment, 17th.
Crystal Springs (Miss.)
Daley, Rufus, ?-1895

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rufus Daley Civil War Letter, MSS 11-45, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

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