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Title The death of a Confederate : selections from the letters of the Archibald Smith family of Roswell, Georgia, 1864-1956 / edited by Arthur N. Skinner & James L. Skinner.
Imprint Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©1996.

Subject Smith, Archibald, 1801-1886 -- Family -- Correspondence.
Smith family -- Correspondence.
Roswell (Ga.) -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate.
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate.
Alt Name Skinner, Arthur N.
Skinner, James L., 1938-
Description 1 online resource (xlviii, 296 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-279) and index.
Summary The letters cover William and Archibald Smith's service in the Confederate armies at Savannah and in the Carolinas ; the family fleeing Sherman's advance, William's death shortly after the war, life under Reconstruction, and how subsequent generations remembered the war years. Included is a very brief description of an 1899 reunion of Confederate veterans at the Citadel.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Genealogical Chart: The Family of William Seagrove Smith -- Introduction -- List of Correspondents -- ""A Time of Anxiety and Apprehension"": January-May 1864 -- ""Driven from Our Homes"": May-November 1864 -- ""The Vile Wicked Wretch"": November-December 1864 -- ""The Failure of Our Hopes"": January-July 1865 -- The Monument: September 1865-February 1867 -- ""The Last Time I Saw Him"": 1869-1956 -- Afterword -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Z.
Note English.
ISBN 9780820342955 (electronic bk.)
0820342955 (electronic bk.)
1283267969
9781283267960
9786613267962
6613267961
0820318442
9780820318448
OCLC # 753977956
Additional Format Print version: Death of a Confederate. Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©1996 0820318442 (DLC) 95052514 (OCoLC)34691674



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