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Asa S. Morgan Civil War letters

Asa S. Morgan Civil War letters

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Finding aid for the Asa S. Morgan Civil War letters

BC.MSS.06.08

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

September 9, 2010



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Morgan, Asa S., 1825-1909
Title: Asa S. Morgan Civil War letters
Dates: 1861-1862
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:The collection consists of four letters written by Morgan back to his wife in Arkansas.
Identification: BC.MSS.06.08
Language: English

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically.


Scope and Contents

The collection consists of four letters written by Morgan back to his wife in Arkansas. The letters relate his experiences during the war while his regiment was stationed in Virginia.


Biographical Information

Asa Stokely Morgan was born November 13, 1825 , in Macon, Georgia. He moved to Arkansas in 1843, where he was a planter and merchant in Union County. On May 17, 1861, he was appointed captain of Co. "A", 1st Arkansas Infantry, CSA. The regiment first served in Virginia, but later transferred to the Western Theater. Morgan returned to Arkansas during the spring of 1862, and subsequently raised another unit for Confederate service. After the war, Morgan returned to farming in Union County and served for a time as a state legislator. He died February 25, 1909, in Camden.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Brooks Station (Va.)
Confederate States of America. Army. Arkansas Infantry Regiment, 1st.
Evansport (Va.)
Morgan, Asa S., 1825-1909
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence

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Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Asa S. Morgan Civil War letters, MSS.06.08, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute


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