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Gustavus Woodson Smith Letters, 1864

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Title

Gustavus Woodson Smith Letters

Date

1864

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Gustavus Woodson Smith Letters, 1864, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

2 items

Scope and Content

Civil and military engineer, appointed major -general in Confederate Army, 1861; succeeded to command of Confederate forces in the Peninsular Campaign between the wounding of Joseph E. Johnston and the arrival of Robert E. Lee. Resigned, 1863 and returned to arms in 1864 as major-general of the Georgia Militia. Card index in repository

Subjects

  • Atlanta Campaign, 1864-- Sources.
  • Iron industry and trade-- Southern States.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Campaigns.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Confiscations and contributions.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Equipment and supplies.

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