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Document Details


Title: Memoir of Ralph J. Smith
Document type: Memoir
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=S6509-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: 1911
Speaker: Smith, Ralph J., 1840-1913
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 19-Jul-1840
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Document date: Undated
People discussed: Ashbel Smith; Dabney Herndon Maury; Fletcher Summerfield Stockdale; Houston, Samuel Pablo, 1793-1863; Maury, Dabney Herndon, 1822-1900; Samuel Pablo Houston; Smith, Ashbel, 1805-1886; Stockdale, Fletcher Summerfield, 1823(?)-1890
Organizations discussed: Alton Prison, Alton IL
Locations discussed: Alton, IL; Cedar Lake, TX; Galveston, TX; Illinois; Mississippi; Missouri; North America; Quitman, MS; St. Louis, MO; Texas; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Alton Prison, Alton IL; Alton, IL; Ashbel Smith; Cedar Lake, TX; Dabney Herndon Maury; Fletcher Summerfield Stockdale; Galveston, TX; Houston, Samuel Pablo, 1793-1863; Illinois; Maury, Dabney Herndon, 1822-1900; Mississippi; Missouri; North America; Quitman, MS; Samuel Pablo Houston; Smith, Ashbel, 1805-1886; St. Louis, MO; Stockdale, Fletcher Summerfield, 1823(?)-1890; Texas; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Alcohol; Battles; Change of command; Change of duty station; Communities; Cuban people; Domestic life; Enlistments; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Ethnic groups; Exchange of prisoners; Executions; Food shortages; Friends; Generals; Governors; Horses; Hospitals; Intellectual life; Jokes and pranks; Law; Military; Military comradery; Military desertion; Military morale; Military reviews; Parole; Poetry; Politics; Prisoner of war camps; Prisoners of war; Rebellions; Regiment; Relationships; Released from prison; Shipwrecks; Sieges; Skirmishes; Smuggling; Southern sympathizers; Surrenders; Transportation
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S6509-D001-9934