Civil War People and Events in What Became Cleveland County Arkansas
List Price: 40.00
Available: May 2015
Edition: Hardcover (No DJ)
Civil War People and Events in What Became Cleveland County Arkansas is the story of the people and events during the Civil War in what is now Cleveland County, Arkansas. It is a publication of the Cleveland County (Arkansas) Historical Society in conjunction with the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War. Part One gives a short review of the service records and a brief biography of all known Confederate and Union soldiers who lived at some point in their lives in what is now Cleveland County. Also in Part One are copies of letters written home by a couple of the soldiers, excerpts from “Journal Records of James B. Lockney” of Co “G” 28th Wisconsin Infantry on an expedition from Pine Bluff to Mount Elba in January 1865, some slave narratives, and other stories. Part Two is a history of the Battle of Mt. Elba and Part Three is a history of the Battle of Marks’ Mills. These are the two Civil War battles that were fought in Cleveland County. Both battles were fought in the same vicinity near the Saline River.