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J. H. Tucker Civil War letters

J. H. Tucker Civil War letters

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Finding aid for the J. H. Tucker Civil War letters

BC.MSS.05.39

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

January 21, 2011



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Tucker, J. H., b. 1840
Title: J. H. Tucker Civil War letters
Dates: 1864
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of two letters written by J. H. Tucker in the spring and summer of 1864. It is believed that the letters were written to his sisters in Drew County, Arkansas.
Identification: BC.MSS.05.39
Language: English
Permanent URL:http://purl.oclc.org/arstudies/bc-mss-0539

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two letters written by J. H. Tucker in the spring and summer of 1864. It is believed that the letters were written to his sisters in Drew County, Arkansas.


Biographical Information

J. H. Tucker was born in Tennessee and moved with his family to Drew County, Arkansas, prior to 1860. On February 8, 1862, he enlisted in the Monticello Light Artillery, also known as Owen's Battery, Arkansas Light Artillery. The unit served mostly east of the Mississippi, surrendering on May 10, 1865, at Meridian, Mississippi.


Index Terms

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

Adams, Wirt
Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Confederate States of America. Army. 11th and 17th Consolidated Arkansas Infantry Regiment.
Confederate States of America. Army. Owen's Battery. (Moticello Artillery)
Demopolis (Ala.)
Drew County (Ark.)
Owens, James
Tucker, J. H., b. 1840
Yazoo City (Miss.)
Yazoo City (Miss.) -- History -- Capture of USS Petrel, 1864
Yazoo River (Miss.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

J. H. Tucker Civil War letters, MSS.05.39, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 2005


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