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    • E.C. Smeed correspondence log

    • Smeed, E.C.; History, Civil War, 1861-1865; Correspondence; Railroads;
    • This document is a collection of correspondence sent from E.C. Smeed, Division Engineer, stationed in Resaca, Georgia. The correspondence includes regular updates to Col. W.W. Wright, Chief Engineer stationed in Atlanta, Georgia. The log begins on...
    • page 26

    • Smeed, E.C.; Railroads; Engineers; History, Civil War, 1861-1865; Correspondence;
    • The first page of the log. Smeed writes from Resaca, Georgia to Col. W.W. Wright, Chief Engineer.
    • page 29

    • Smeed, E.C.; Railroads; Engineers; History, Civil War, 1861-1865; Correspondence; Ingell; Beckwith; Perin, Oliver; Adams
    • The second page in the journal contains 3 notes to various subjects. The first note to Ingell tells of a departing train. The second note to Col. Beckwith tells of teams being created to build the line. The third note to O. Perine asks about Adams,...
    • page 30

    • Smeed, E.C.; Railroads; Engineers; History, Civil War, 1861-1865; Correspondence; Hughes; Wright, W.W.
    • The first, a letter to Hughes in Kingston; the second, the first part of a detailed account of his actions to W.W. Wright.
    • page 31

    • Smeed, E.C.; Railroads; Engineers; History, Civil War, 1861-1865; Correspondence; Wright, W.W.
    • Continued account of Smeed's actions sent to Col. W.W. Wright.
    • page 32

    • Smeed, E.C.; Railroads; Engineers; History, Civil War, 1861-1865; Correspondence; Wright, W.W.; Taylor, W.C.
    • Completed report to W.W. Wright. Second note, to Gen. Raum requesting mule shoes. Third note to W.C. Taylor asking that trains be moved, reloaded and returned.
    • page 33

    • Smeed, E.C.; Railroads; Engineers; History, Civil War, 1861-1865; Correspondence; Bunchell, William; Leaves;
    • This page offers permission for Dr. Bunchell to have a 15 day furlough in Louisville, KY.
    • page 34

    • Smeed, E.C.; Railroads; Engineers; History, Civil War, 1861-1865; Correspondence; Wright, W.W.
    • Update written to W.W. Wright on Oct. 20, 1864.
    • page 35

    • Smeed, E.C.; Railroads; Engineers; History, Civil War, 1861-1865; Correspondence; Wright, W.W.; Raum, Green Berry.
    • Continuation of the Oct. 20th update to W.W. Wright and a request to General Raum to send an escort to bury the remains of Edward McDonnald after the private was killed by guerrillas.
    • page 36

    • Smeed, E.C.; Railroads; Engineers; History, Civil War, 1861-1865; Correspondence; Perin, Oliver; Rofer.
    • These notes sent by Smeed request supplies.
    • page 37

    • Smeed, E.C.; Railroads; Engineers; History, Civil War, 1861-1865; Correspondence; Perin, Oliver; Commerford
    • Smeed asks when the iron was sent and requests rations for some of the men.
    • page 38

    • Smeed, E.C.; Railroads; Engineers; History, Civil War, 1861-1865; Correspondence; Wright, W.W.; Taylor, W.C.
    • Smeed requests all flat cars be sent to Atlanta to get iron. He updates Wright on the progress made on the line in the previous 24 hours.
    • page 39

    • Smeed, E.C.; Railroads; Engineers; History, Civil War, 1861-1865; Correspondence; Wright, W.W.; Perin, Oliver; Adams, H.L.
    • Smeed continues to give orders to get enough iron for the project. He is requesting 2 miles of iron per day. The bottom of this page begins the daily update to W.W. Wright.
    • page 40

    • Smeed, E.C.; Railroads; Engineers; History, Civil War, 1861-1865; Correspondence; Wright, W.W.
    • Smeed continues the update to Wright.
    • page 41

    • Smeed, E.C.; Railroads; Engineers; History, Civil War, 1861-1865; Correspondence;
    • Smeed continues to look for iron as his supplies run out.
    • page 42

    • Smeed, E.C.; Railroads; Engineers; History, Civil War, 1861-1865; Correspondence;
    • Smeed sends requests for oil and spikes.
    • page 43

    • Smeed, E.C.; Railroads; Engineers; History, Civil War, 1861-1865; Correspondence; Wright, W.W.
    • Update to Wright on the progress of tracks.
    • page 44

    • Smeed, E.C.; Railroads; Engineers; History, Civil War, 1861-1865; Correspondence;
    • Smeed updates W.W. Wright on length of track laid.
    • page 45

    • Smeed, E.C.; Railroads; Engineers; History, Civil War, 1861-1865; Correspondence;
    • Smeed notified Raum that the railroad ties can't be hauled because most of the teams had been called away for other duties. On Oct. 25, Wright is told of an engineer who refused to move his train.
    • page 46

    • Smeed, E.C.; Railroads; Engineers; History, Civil War, 1861-1865; Correspondence; Wright, W.W.; Perin, Oliver
    • A change of priorty for supply shipment is requested here.

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