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Wesley C. Hall Civil War collection

Wesley C. Hall Civil War collection

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Finding aid for the Wesley C. Hall Civil War collection

BC.MSS.12.20

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

July 31, 2012



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Hall, Wesley C., 1836-1924
Title: Wesley C. Hall Civil War collection
Dates: 1861-1866
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains an original diary kept by Wesley C. Hall while serving in Company A of the 9th Missouri Infantry.
Identification: BC.MSS.12.20
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged topically.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains an original diary kept by Wesley C. Hall while serving in Company A of the 9th Missouri Infantry in Missouri and Arkansas, with entries beginning on September 4, 1861, when he left home. The last entry is August 10, 1866, when he returned home. The collection also includes a copy made of the original diary. The copy includes details not in the original. Additional supporting documents are included.


Biographical Information

Wesley Clark Hall was born in Greene County, Missouri, on March 16, 1836, the youngest of 13 children of William and Martha Hall. He was working in Fulton, Missouri, as a carriage maker when the Civil War broke out. On September 4, 1861, Hall joined Sterling Price's Missouri State Guard, which later merged into the Confederate Army of the West. Hall served until the end of the war in Company A of the 9th Missouri Infantry.


Index Terms

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

Fulton (Mo.)
Greene County (Mo.)
Lexington, Battle of, Lexington, Mo., 1861
United States. Army. Missouri Infantry Regiment, 9th.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Wesley C. Hall Civil War collection, MSS.12.20, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute


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