AuthorSmith, Charles B.
TitleCharles B. Smith papers, 1858-1867 [microform].
Description1 microfilm reel.
Summary NoteSummary: Consists mainly of military legal correspondence relating to criminal charges, pleadings, proceedings, and sentencing of soldiers under the jurisdiction of the military headquarters of Ohio located at Camp Dennison, Ohio, particularly during 1863. There are also requests for unit muster rolls, regulation books, telegrams, routine inspection announcements, general orders, special orders, a deed, and petitions for invention patents.
Reproduct. NoteMicrofilm. Cleveland, Ohio : Western Reserve Historical Society, 2000. 1 microfilm reel : positive and negative ; 35 mm.
Historical NoteCharles B. Smith was a Lieutenant with the 61st Illinois Volunteer Infantry, serving as a Judge Advocate General at Camp Dennison, Ohio, through most of 1863. Smith was involved in military court proceedings, as well as being responsible for the issuing of general and special orders and the collection of unit muster sheets. In November 1864, Smith was reassigned to the Office of United States Military Telegraph, Mobile, Alabama, as a telegraph operator. In 1867, Smith submitted several invention patents for the improvement of spring beds and seats.
Cum. Index NoteFinding aids: Register available in the library.
SubjectsBeds -- Patents.
Camp Dennison (Ohio).
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- United States.
Patent licenses.
Smith, Charles B.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Registers.
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 61st (1862-1865).
Electronic Res.
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: MS. 2076 Microfilm Cabinet 54 Drawer 1
mq112383: Positive microfilm, microform room [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
[Record 60744]