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46th United States Colored Infantry collection

46th United States Colored Infantry collection

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Finding aid for the 46th United States Colored Infantry materials

BC.MSS.11.96

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201
(501) 320-5700
arkinfo@cals.org

July 21, 2011



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Michael, Lee J., 1843-ca. 1896
Title: 46th United States Colored Infantry collection
Dates: 1864-1896
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of documents related to the 46th United States Colored Infantry.
Identification: BC.MSS.11.96
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of documents related to the 46th United States Colored Infantry.


Historical Information

The 1st Arkansas Infantry (African Descent) was organized in April and May 1863. In May 1864, it came under the Bureau of Colored Troops and was designated the 46th United States Colored Infantry. The unit served at Milliken's Bend, Louisiana, and at Vicksburg, Mississippi, before moving to New Orleans in February 1865. In May 1865, it moved to Brownsville, Texas, where it was mustered out on January 30, 1866.


Index Terms

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

Michael, Lee J., 1843-ca. 1896
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American
United States. Army. Arkansas Colored Infantry Regiment, 1st. (1863-1864)
United States. Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 46th. (1864-1866)
Vicksburg (Miss.)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

46th United States Colored Infantry collection, MSS.11.96, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Purchased, March 11, 2008


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