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David William Smith Letters, 1852

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Title

David William Smith Letters

Date

1852

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], David William Smith Letters, 1852, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

.33 cu. ft.

Scope and Content

Union soldier who served in the 16th United States Infantry during the Civil War. Letters to his wife while working on a Railroad survey in Wisconsin in the late 1850's and while serving in the 16th United States Infantry during the Civil War. Undated letter fragment states that Gen. Buell is a "rebbel" and that the troops will shoot him the first chance they get. Card file in repository

Subjects

  • Buell, Don Carlos, 1818-1898.
  • Rosecrans, William Starke, 1819-1898.
  • United States.-- Army.-- Recruiting, enlistment, etc.
  • United States.-- Army.-- Artillery Regiment, 4th (1861-)
  • United States.-- Army.-- Infantry Regiment, 16th (1861-)
  • Letterheads.
  • Murfreesboro (Tenn.), Battle of, 1862-1863.
  • Perryville (Ky.), Battle of, 1862.
  • Railroads-- Surveying.
  • Canada-- History-- 1841-1867.
  • Kentucky-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • Tennessee-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • Wisconsin-- History-- 1848-
  • Wisconsin-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.

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