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Collection - Smith and Carpenter Families Papers (c.00301)

This collection contains four Civil War letters and a small diary of Josiah B. Smith, kept during his service as a bugler in the 8th Michigan Cavalry in Tennessee and Kentucky. The letters were written to Josiah's wife Mary A. Smith. In the diary, Josiah writes about daily duties in camp, his letter-writing schedule, and the condition of his health. The collection also includes an official copy of his enlistment and discharge papers.
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Smith, Josiah B.
Smith, Josiah B.
Date: 1860-1869
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Josiah B. Smith letter - October 7, 1864
Josiah B. Smith letter - October 7, 1864
October 7, 1864
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Josiah B. Smith letter - January 27, 1865
Josiah B. Smith letter - January 27, 1865
January 27, 1865
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Josiah B. Smith Letter - April 9, 1865
Josiah B. Smith Letter - April 9, 1865
April 9, 1865
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Josiah B. Smith Letter - June 4, 1865
Josiah B. Smith Letter - June 4, 1865
June 4, 1865
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Michigan Muster Record for Josiah B. Smith
Michigan Muster Record for Josiah B. Smith
May 29, 1890
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