|Object Name||LETTER, ORIGINAL|
|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Scope & Content||
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.|