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Document Details


Title: Diary of George Gilbert Smith, May, 1864
Document type: Diary
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S1563-D022
Original Language: English
Time span: 1864
Speaker: Smith, George Gilbert, 1825-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1825
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Age at speaking: 39
Document location: Alexandria, LA
Document date: 02-May-1864
People discussed: Banks, Nathaniel Prentice; Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894; Nathaniel Prentiss Banks
Locations discussed: Atchafalaya River, LA; Louisiana; Mississippi River; North America; Red River; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Atchafalaya River, LA; Banks, Nathaniel Prentice; Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894; Louisiana; Mississippi River; Nathaniel Prentiss Banks; North America; Red River; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Bathing; Battles; Bombing attacks; Bridges; Cannon balls; Civilians; Dams; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Ethnic groups; Generals; Health; Irish people; Military; Military engineering; Military events; Military maneuvers; Military marches; Military passes; Navy ships; Pontoon bridges; Pre-battle writings; River boats; River crossings; Rivers; Science and Technology; Skirmishes; Transportation; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1563-D022-5009