Creator

Date Original

1837-1914

Description

This collection contains correspondence, receipts, bills, diaries, printed material, bills of lading, tax receipts, estate papers, a cargo manifest, a photograph, and a map.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ransom S. Smith was born in June of 1827 in North Carolina. He moved to Bradley County about 1861 and served in several Arkansas Confederate units. After the war he settled in the Johnsville community in eastern Bradley County where he taught school and farmed. He was married a number of times and his last wife, Emma, received a pension for his Civil War service. He died on April 22, 1905.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Bradley County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MG.00176

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Ransom S. Smith papers, MG.00176

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Ransom S. Smith papers, 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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