|Date||January 19, 1861|
|Scope & Content||
Letter from William Duncan Smith to Colonel Samuel Cooper, January 19, 1861
Physical Appearance: Papers belonging to and/or concerning Brigadier General William Duncan Smith of Georgia:
CML-WDS.1a. January 19, 1861 - W[illia]m D[uncan] Smith at Milledgeville, Geo[rgia], to Colonel S[amuel] Cooper, Adjutant General, U[nited] S[tates] Army, Washington City - Resigns his commission as Captain of 2nd Dragoons, U. S. Army. Signed, "Wm. D. Smith" Capt[ain] 2nd U. S. Dragoons. 1 page. The letter is partially torn along a crease, and repair tape has been applied to the reverse in places.
|Archival History||Brig. Gen. William D. Smith's papers and obituaries were formerly located in the MC 3 S-767b files. His red mesh sash is part of the Museum's object collections (0985.3.84).|
Smith, William Duncan
Command of troops