Sebastian County, Arkansas History and Biographical Sketches
When Sebastian County was established in 1851, it was located on the western border of the State. This historical portion of this book begin with the establishment of the county and continues to the time of the original publication in the mid-1880s. The biographical sketches were submitted by the families themselves, therefore, they are more accurate than most other sources.
“Preslie B. Cole, proprietor of Cole’s Dry Goods and Grocery Emporium, is a native of Georgia, was born in 1861, and is a son of Monroe Cole. The father was a native og Georgia, and for some time was second lieutenants of a company of Confederate soldiers. For some time during the war he was in charge of Andersonville Prison. etc etc...”
2006, paper, 246 pp.