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James Beall Civil War letter

James Beall Civil War Letter

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Finding aid for the James Beall Civil War Letter

MSS.11.38

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Beall, James, 1834-1864
Title: James Beall Civil War Letter
Dates: 1862
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists the original and a photocopy of a letter written by James Beall while serving with the 4th Iowa Cavalry at Helena, Arkansas.
Identification: MSS.11.38
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is contained in three files.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists the original and a photocopy of a letter written by James Beall while serving with the 4th Iowa Cavalry at Helena, Arkansas.


Biographical Note

James Beall's family moved from Virginia, to Jefferson County, Iowa, in the early 1850s. James enlisted November 4, 1861, in Company M of the 4th Iowa Cavalry. He received a disability discharge March 19, 1863, at Helena, Arkansas. He enlisted again on September 20, 1863, in Company I of the 9th Iowa Cavalry. He died of disease April 17, 1864, at Benton Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Beall, James, 1834-1864
Helena (Ark.)
United States. Army. Iowa Cavalry Regiment, 4th. (1861-1865)
United States. Army. Iowa Cavalry Regiment, 9th. (1861-1865)

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Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


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James Beall Civil War Letter, MSS 11-38, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

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