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Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Farr, Joseph G.
Joseph G. Farr Civil War Collection
0.21 Linear feet
This collection contains eight letters written by 1st. Lieutenant Joseph G. Farr while serving with the 24th Arkansas Infantry and in the months following the end of the war.
This collection is arranged chronologically and topically.
Scope and Contents
This collection contains eight letters written by 1st. Lieutenant Joseph G. Farr while serving with the 24th Arkansas Infantry and in the months following the end of the war, as well as photocopies of each of the letters.
Joseph G. Farr, a resident of Yell County, Arkansas, enlisted on February 20, 1862, in a unit that later became Company I of in the 24th Arkansas Infantry, CSA. He was promoted to first lieutenant on August 25, 1862. The unit took part in the Battle of Arkansas Post in January 1863, and was captured, along with a large portion of the regiment. He escaped and rejoined his unit, which had been attached to the Army of Tennessee after being exchanged. In July 1864, he suffered a gunshot wound to his right hand in July 1864, and resigned his commission on October 12, 1864. His family relocated to Prairie County, Arkansas, following the war.
This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Camp McCulloch (Indian Territory)
Camp White Sulphur (Ark.)
Confederate States of America. Army. Arkansas Infantry Regiment, 24th.
Farr, Joseph G.
Richwoods (Ark.: Township)
Restrictions on Access
Restrictions on Use
Non-circulating, in-house use only.
Joseph G. Farr Civil War Materials, MSS 11-08, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute