Gustavus Woodson Smith Letters, 1864

Descriptive Summary

Title
Gustavus Woodson Smith Letters, 1864
Creator
Smith, Gustavus Woodson, 1822-1896
Extent
2 items
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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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

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