James L. Smart letters to his wife

James L. Smart letters to his wife

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Smart, James L.
Title: James L. Smart letters to his wife
Dates: 1863-1864
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 folder; housed with minor collections MS 2020 to MS 2022)
Abstract:The collection consists of letters from James L. Smart to his wife while serving in the 60th North Carolina Infantry Regiment from 1863-1864. The majority of the letters are written while stationed in and around Atlanta during the Atlanta Campaign. Smart discusses troop movements and fighting, family news, and his activities.
Coll. Number: ms2020(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

James L. Smart, Confederate surgeon attached to the 60th North Carolina Infantry Regiment, probably resided in Florida.

Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 60th.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Soldiers--North Carolina.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Portions of this collection have been digitized and are available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James L. Smart letters to his wife. MS 2020. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters (11) View online.