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HARGRETT RARE BOOK & MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY
UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA LIBRARIES

MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Ms3302

Smith, Isaiah, 1833-1922
Isaiah Smith papers, 1860-1867
.25 linear ft.

Isaiah Smith (1833-1922), born in Houston County, Georgia, was a machinist, farm hand, and mill operator. He served in Co. K, Georgia 31st Infantry until illness forced a medical discharge in October 1862. He later re-enlisted and worked in several field hospitals in Georgia. In Decemberl863 he married Susan Broughton (1844-1924).

The collection consists of a diary and photographs. Also included are an introduction, description, and transcript of the diary done by descendants of Isaiah Smith. The diary covers Isaiah Smith's daily life from July 1860 until February 1867. Such topics as family, friends, work, church, singing, weather, army camp, hospital duties, and fellow soldiers are described. There are also several pages of accounts and medicines. The photographs are of Smith, his family, and his CSA discharge certificate.

Restricted collection. Please contact repository for terms governing use of this collection.

Cite as:-Isaiah Smith papers, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, GA 30602
1. Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 31st. Company K
2. Georgia-HistoryŚCivil War, 1861-1865-Hospitals, charities, etc.

Location: .Main 3rd floor Hargrett Manuscript Collection

Manuscript Number: MS3302

Link Resource: http://purl.galileo.usg.edu/ugafax/Ms3302

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