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Daniel G. Harrington Civil War letter

Daniel G. Harrington Civil War Letter

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Finding aid for the Daniel G. Harrington Civil War Letter

MSS.11.15

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Harrington, Daniel G., 1842-?
Title: Daniel G. Harrington Civil War Letter
Dates: 1864
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of the original and a transcription of a letter written by Daniel G. Harrington while he was serving with the 2nd Missouri Volunteer Cavalry in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Identification: MSS.11.15
Language: English

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the original and a transcription of a letter written by Daniel G. Harrington while he was serving with the 2nd Missouri Volunteer Cavalry in Little Rock, Arkansas.


Biographical Note

Daniel G. Harrington was born in Bridgewater, Vermont, in 1842. At the time he enlisted in the army, his father was serving as a Baptist minister in Battle Creek, Michigan. He enlisted at Battle Creek on August 28, 1861, and was mustered into the 2nd Missouri Cavalry (known as Merrill's Horse) on September 6, 1861. He was later promoted to sergeant. On January 5, 1864, he reenlisted at Brownsville, Arkansas, as a Veteran Volunteer with the rank of 1st sergeant.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Brownsville (Ark.)
Guerrillas -- Confederate States of America.
Harrington, Daniel G., 1842-?
Little Rock (Ark.)
Mount Holly Cemetery (Little Rock, Ark.)
United States. Army. Missouri Cavalry Regiment, 2nd.

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Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


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Preferred Citation

Daniel G. Harrington Civil War Letter, MSS 11-15, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

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