[Letter from David S. Kennard to his father A. D. Kennard,Jr, June 21, 1862]

Description:

Letter from David S. Kennard to his father, A.D. Kennard, Jr., detailing news about his time in the camps by the White River in Arkansas and the news includes: the present location of David's regiment who has set up camps on the White River near De Valls, Arkansas; a dialogue about his company who attempted to travel to "Charles town" (Charleston, AR) by boat,fifty miles away, on the night of June the 16th only to discover the "feds" had captured the town that day; a discussion about marching to meet the company who was traveling to "Charles town"; an account of how his company prepared for battle on June the 18th; a detailed dialogue on the reason why they took a "stand"; a discussion about the fight at Charleston, AR; an account of the post-battle preparations of the regiment located near De Valls Bluff, AR; updates on his health and the health of his fellow soldiers; and a dialogue about selling his pony in Little Rock AR.

Creator(s): Kennard, David S.
Location(s):
Creation Date: June 21, 1862
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Special Collections
Collection(s):
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
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Date(s):
  • Creation: June 21, 1862
Coverage:
Place
United States - Arkansas - Prairie County - De Valls Bluff
Place
United States - Arkansas - Franklin County - Charleston
Place
United States - Arkansas - Pulaski County - Little Rock
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
Date
1862~  
Description:

Letter from David S. Kennard to his father, A.D. Kennard, Jr., detailing news about his time in the camps by the White River in Arkansas and the news includes: the present location of David's regiment who has set up camps on the White River near De Valls, Arkansas; a dialogue about his company who attempted to travel to "Charles town" (Charleston, AR) by boat,fifty miles away, on the night of June the 16th only to discover the "feds" had captured the town that day; a discussion about marching to meet the company who was traveling to "Charles town"; an account of how his company prepared for battle on June the 18th; a detailed dialogue on the reason why they took a "stand"; a discussion about the fight at Charleston, AR; an account of the post-battle preparations of the regiment located near De Valls Bluff, AR; updates on his health and the health of his fellow soldiers; and a dialogue about selling his pony in Little Rock AR.

Physical Description:

[2] p. ; 30 x 19 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): White River, Arkansas | battles
Series Title: A. D. Kennard Family Papers, 1842-1884
Partner:
UNT Libraries Special Collections
Collection:
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 38108406 |
  • UNTCAT: b2054589 |
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: ADK_2075-005-001
  • CALL-NO: Mss Kennard
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth182774
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text