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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number CML-GWS.2
Date November 9, 1875
Scope & Content Letter from Gustavus W. Smith to Joseph Wheeler, November 9, 1875

Physical Appearance: November 9, 1875 - Gustavus W[oodson] Smith, at Frankfort, K[entuck]y, to Gen[era]l Joseph Wheelr, Wheeler Station, Alabama - Acknowledges a delayed receipt of Wheeler's letter dated November 5. Explains the early organization of the Confederate army in Virginia in 1861. Mentions that his wife was seriously injured in train accident last winter and she improves. Signed, "Gustavus W. Smith" 4 pp.
Archival History G. W. Smith's postwar letter to Joseph Wheeler was formerly located in the Georgia Room letterbook, p. 69.
People Smith, Gustavus Woodson
Wheeler, Joseph
Search Terms Development of Confederacy
Confederate development
Subjects Military headquarters
Military leadership
Military life
Military organizations
Trains
Accidents
Injuries