Skip to main content



James G. MacDonald Civil War letter

James G. MacDonald Civil War Letter

Save page 1 of 2
Open Finding Aid

Finding aid for the James G. MacDonald Civil War Letter

MSS.11.31

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:MacDonald, James G.
Title: James G. MacDonald Civil War Letter
Dates: 1863
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of one letter written by James G. MacDonald, a resident of Arkansas, while he was serving with the Helena Light Artillery Battery.
Identification: MSS.11.31
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is contained in two files.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one letter written by James G. MacDonald, a resident of Arkansas, while he was serving with the Helena Light Artillery Battery.


Biographical Note

James G. MacDonald lived in Warren County, Tennessee, until about 1858. He traveled and lived in Arkansas and Texas until the outbreak of the war. He served first with Auston's Battery of Arkansas Light Artillery, and was discharged when the unit disbanded in the late summer of 1862. In February 1863, he enlisted in Calvert's Battery of the Helena Light Artillery. He was serving with the unit at the headquarters of the Army of Tennessee at Tullahoma, Tennessee, when he wrote this letter.


Index Terms

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

Confederate States of America. Army of Tennessee.
MacDonald, James G.
McMinnville (Tenn.)
Sargent, Robert
Tullahoma Region (Tenn.) -- History, Military -- 19th century.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James G. MacDonald Civil War Letter, MSS 11-31, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Purchased


you wish to report:


...
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK