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William T. Westmoreland diary

William T. Westmoreland Diary

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Finding aid for the William T. Westmoreland Diary

MSS.11.28

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Navarrro County Historical Society. (Corsicana, Tex.)
Creator:Westmoreland, William Thomas, 1840-1922
Title: William T. Westmoreland Diary
Dates: 1861-1865; 1965
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:The collection contains an article, "William Thomas Westmoreland Civil War Diary," 1965.
Identification: MSS.11.28
Language: English

Arrangement

The collection contains one item.


Scope and Contents

The collection contains an article, "William Thomas Westmoreland Civil War Diary," 1965. Westmoreland's diary dates from 1861 to 1865.


Biographical Note

William Thomas Westmoreland was born October 12, 1840, in Maury County, Tennessee. He moved with his parents to Independence County, Arkansas, in 1851, and became a teacher. At the beginning of the Civil War, he served as captain in the 1st Regiment, Arkansas 30 Day Volunteers. In April 1862, his family and others in that section took refuge in Texas. After the family was settled in Texas, he and his cousin, John F. Wiles, enlisted in Company I, 19th Texas Cavalry, commanded by Captain Samuel Wright on June 17, 1862.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Confederate States of America. Army. Arkansas Volunteers, 1st.
Confederate States of America. Army. Texas Cavalry Regiment, 19th.
Independence County (Ark.)
Westmoreland, William Thomas, 1840-1922
Wiles, John F.

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Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William T. Westmoreland Diary, MSS 11-28, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

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