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James W. Strong Civil War letters

James W. Strong Civil War Letters

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Finding aid for the James W. Strong Civil War Letters

MSS.11.40

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Strong, James W., 1834-1891?
Title: James W. Strong Civil War Letters
Dates: 1863
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains the originals and handwritten transcriptions of two letters written by Lieutenant James W. Strong while serving with the 24th Iowa Infantry.
Identification: MSS.11.40
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains the originals and handwritten transcriptions of two letters written by Lieutenant James W. Strong while serving with the 24th Iowa Infantry.


Biographical Note

James W. Strong was born in Kentucky, September 24, 1834, and moved with his family to Jacksonville, Illinois, a few years later. He married Jane Hedenbergh ca 1855. Prior to the outbreak of war, he spent time in Tennessee campaigning against secession. He served as a 1st lieutenant in the 24th Iowa Volunteer Infantry, leaving in April 1863, due to disability. He moved to St. Joseph, Missouri, where he practiced law. He served in the 87th Enrolled Missouri Militia until the end of the war.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Arkansas Post (Ark.)-- History, Military -- 19th century.
Churchill, Thomas J., 1824-1905
Gorman, Willis Arnold, 1816-1876
Helena (Ark.)
McClernand, John A. (John Alexander), 1812-1900
Strong, James W., 1834-1891?
United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 24th. (1862-1865)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James W. Strong Civil War Letters, MSS 11-40, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 2011


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