University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Fort Hudson (Tex.) Collection, 1860



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Fort Davis (Tex.)
Creator: United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 8th.
Title: Fort Hudson (Tex.) collection
Dates: 1860
Abstract: Comprised of military records, the Fort Hudson (Tex.) Collection, 1860, documents the military activities of the 8th Infantry Regiment of the U.S. Army, while stationed at Fort Hudson, located on the Devil’s River in Texas. The collection includes regimental requisitions, issues for troops and a hospital, a report about the employment of a post guide, and other records signed or ordered by Major Larkin Smith.
Accession No.: 88-349
Extent: 1/4 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Comprised of military records, the Fort Hudson (Tex.) Collection, 1860, documents the military activities of the 8th Infantry Regiment of the U.S. Army, while stationed at Fort Hudson, located on the Devil’s River in Texas. The collection includes regimental requisitions, issues for troops and a hospital, a report about the employment of a post guide, and other records signed or ordered by Major Larkin Smith.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Smith, Larkin.
Subjects (Organizations)
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 8th -- Archives.
United States. Army -- Military life.
Places
Fort Davis (Tex.) -- Archives.
Fort Davis (Tex.) -- History.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Fort Hudson (Tex.) Collection, 1860, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s “History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project,” 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory:

box
2.325/A72b Papers, 1860