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Addison Turrentine Civil War letter

Addison Turrentine Civil War Letter

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Finding aid for the Addison Turrentine Civil War Letter

MSS.11.94

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Turrentine, Addison, 1840-1863
Title: Addison Turrentine Civil War Letter
Dates: 1862
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of one letter written by Addison Turrentine while he served with Dawson's 19th Arkansas Infantry.
Identification: MSS.11.94
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is contained in two files.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one letter written by Addison Turrentine while he served with Dawson's 19th Arkansas Infantry.


Biographical Note

Addison Turrentine was born in Morgan County, Alabama, in 1840. His future brother-in-law, Josiah Putman, was born in 1831 . Several members of the combined Turrentine and Putman families moved to Sevier County, Arkansas, ca. 1855. Both men enlisted in Dawson's 19th Arkansas Infantry in October 1861. Putman died of measles on August 12, 1862, at Benton, Arkansas. Turrentine was captured at Arkansas Post in January 1863, and died on March 6 at Camp Douglas, Illinois.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Benton (Ark.)
Confederate States of America. Army. Arkansas Infantry Regiment, 19th.
Putman, Josiah, 1831-1862
Turrentine, Addison, 1840-1863

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Addison Turrentine Civil War Letter, MSS 11-94, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 2010


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