James Reese Monroe Smith collection

James Reese Monroe Smith collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Smith, James Reese Monroe
Title: James Reese Monroe Smith collection
Dates: 1874
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)
Coll. Number: ms3061

Biographical/Historical Note

Sion Dixon Griffin was born in 1841. He was the son of John Mitchell Griffin and Frances Dixon. Sion married Rebecca Hall, daughter of Edmond P. Hall. Sion was a member of Company I, 50th Georgia Volunteer Infantry, during the Civil War. He fought for the Confederacy.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of an original manuscript letter dated September 7, 1874 by James Reese Monroe Smith to his sister, an original photograph of James Reese Monroe Smith, and a copy of the photograph of Sion Dixon Griffin.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America--Soldiers--Photographs.
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 50th. Company I.
Griffin, Sion Dixon, b. 1841 -- Photographs
Smith, James Reese Monroe -- Correspondence
Smith, James Reese Monroe -- Photographs

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James Reese Monroe Smith collection. MS 3061. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, photograph, 1874