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Smart, Henry W.


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Henry W. Smart Letter

Identifier: SC 00285
Scope and Contents Letter from Henry W. Smart, Richmond, Va., to "Sister," no place. He expresses fear at the approach of the oncoming "Yankees". He writes that Jefferson Davis is determined to defend Richmond to the "last extremity" and comments on the sinking of the Merrimac. He mentions Stonewall Jackson's victory at Winchester, Va., and his opinions of various generals. Smart feels that the military tactics used in Virginia have not been well planned and that nothing will happen until Gen. George B....
Dates: 1862 May 26