Creator

Date Original

1863

Description

This collection contains a letter written by Ira J. Smith of Dobbins' 1st Arkansas, Confederate States Army, dated April 19 and 22 1863 to his wife and family.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ira Jackson Smith (1824-1898) was born September 8, 1824 to Phillip Smith and Annice Smith in Warren County, Tennessee. The Smith family moved to Lawrence County, Arkansas in 1833. He married Nancy J. Reynolds in 1849 in Smithville, Arkansas. Smith served in Dobbins 1st Cavalry, Confederate States Army. He died March 16, 1898 near Lead Hill, Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.051.009

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Ira J. Smith letter, SMC.051.009

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Ira J. Smith letter, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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