Edmund Kirby-Smith Miscellaneous Papers,1862-1871
- Edmund Kirby-Smith Miscellaneous Papers,1862-1871
- Kirby-Smith, Edmund, 1824-1893
- 3 items
- Generals-- Confederate States of America-- Archives.
- Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876-- Correspondence.
- Confederate States of America.-- Army-- Recruiting, enlistment, etc.-- Sources.
- Louisville (Ky.)-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.
- Marshall, Humphrey, 1812-1872-- Correspondence.
- Military education-- Kentucky-- Henry County-- History-- Sources.
- The Filson Historical Society
- Scope and Content
- Confederate general. Includes his 7 Sept. 1862 letter to General Humphrey Marshall discussing the authority to raise troops, the surplus of cavalry, and the need for infantry; a 20 Sept. 1862 letter to General Braxton Bragg reporting that Louisville only had six thousand troops defending it and that he believed rapid movement on that city would result in its capture; and a 9 Mar. 1871 act of the Kentucky General Assembly regarding the burning of Kirby-Smith's military school near New Castle (Henry County), Ky