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Correspondence of Henry A. Smith, 1861-1864.
Smith, Henry A., d. 1864.
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Vermont Historical Society Library  Misc 244-245  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 


Personal Author : Smith, Henry A., d. 1864.
Title : Correspondence of Henry A. Smith, 1861-1864.
Physical Description : 2 folders.
Summary :

Letters from Henry A. Smith, of Royalton, Vermont, a soldier in the 1st Vermont Cavalry, Company E., to his family. He describes the regiment's trip to Washington, D.C., and in 1863 writes from Belle Island where he is being held prisoner. The last letter is to Smith's mother from H. W. Spafford, May 16, 1864, and is about Smith's death.

Biographical or historical data :

Henry A. Smith, of Royalton, Vt., enlisted in Co. E, 1st Vermont Cavalry, on September 23, 1861. He was taken prisoner on July 6, 1863, at Hagerstown, Md., and died at Richmond, Va., on Februrary 29, 1864.

Corporate Subject : United States. Army. Vermont Cavalry Regiment, 1st 1861-1865. Company E.
Geographic Term : United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Prisoners and prisons.
Vermont History Civil War, 1861-1865.
Royalton (Vt.) History Sources.
Genre/Form : Correspondence.
Electronic Resource : Click here for transcripts and scans of the letters.