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Encyclopedia of Arkansas:

Arkansas unit histories:

Civil War Soldier and Sailor Records:

Information on U.S. Colored Troops in Arkansas:

Freedmen's Bureau Records - Arkansas:

Civil War articles printed in the Arkansas Historical Quarterly:

Confederate Women of Arkansas Memorial Reminiscences:

Civil War in Arkansas Sites and Stories:

The Civil War in Arkansas Message Board:


Community & Conflict: The Impact of the Civil War in the Ozarks:

Arkansas History Commission:

Special Collections at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville:

University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Center for Arkansas History and Culture:


Arkansas's Civil War state parks:

Arkansas Civil War sites:

Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park:

Pea Ridge National Military Park:

Arkansas's Civil War Campaign Trails:

Arkansas Civil War Heritage Trails:


Civil War Research

The Butler Center is a premier destination for Civil War research in Arkansas. Within the Butler Center’s vast Civil War holdings, researchers will find hundreds of letters, diaries, photographs, and other primary materials related to Arkansas’s involvement in the war. In addition, the Butler Center also holds an extensive collection of secondary sources and subscribes to a number of online databases, which provide easily accessible and up-to-date information.

If you are interested in the Civil War in Arkansas, you will want to visit us, as well as our partner institution in the Arkansas Studies Institute, the UALR Archives, which also has remarkable collections of Civil War materials.

About the Digital Collections

The Butler Center provides online access to selected portions of our collections. These featured collections represent a dynamic sampling of Arkansas history. Included are audio/video clips, digital images of photographs, letters, and other documents as well as educational resources such as lesson plans.

Researchers may also view searchable inventories of our manuscript collection holdings. To access the full range of our resources, we invite you to visit our research room in the Arkansas Studies Institute.

Butler Center Digital Collections

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