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Robert Ward Johnson letters

Robert Ward Johnson letters

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Finding aid for the Robert Ward Johnson letters

BC.MSS.11.95

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

July 22, 2011



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Johnson, Robert Ward, 1814-1879
Title: Robert Ward Johnson letters
Dates: 1863-1864
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains letters written by Robert Ward Johnson while he represented Arkansas in the Confederate senate.
Identification: BC.MSS.11.95
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains two letters written by Robert Ward Johnson while he represented Arkansas in the Confederate senate.


Biographical Information

Robert Ward Johnson, a native of Kentucky, was an attorney in Little Rock, and a political leader in the state of Arkansas. Having served as both a congressman and a senator before secession, he represented the state in the Confederate senate. Following the war, he briefly fled to Texas, but later returned to Little Rock and the practice of law. He died in 1879.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Confederate Capitol (Richmond, Va.)
Confederate States of America. Army. Trans-Mississippi Dept.
Confederate States of America. Congress. Senate.
Holmes, T. H. (Theophilus Hunter), Sr., 1804-1880
Johnson, Robert Ward, 1814-1879
Johnson, William Warren
Lewisville (Ark.)
Peay, John C., 1823-1898
Reynolds, Thomas Caute, 1821-1887

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert Ward Johnson letters, MSS.11.95, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Purchased


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