Manuscript Collection

Zadock Darby Smith Diary- Accession 243

Title

Zadock Darby Smith Diary- Accession 243

Files

Identifier

Accession 243 - M103 (132)

Inclusive Dates

1862-1863

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

73 pieces

Language

English

Historical Note

Zadock Darby Smith (1822-1884) was a captain in the Confederate Army. He was born in Mecklenburg County, NC, May 13, 1822 and died in York County, SC on November 25, 1884. His wife was Martha Jane Glenn Smith (1828-1862). They owned a plantation on King’s Mountain Road.

Scope and Content Note

The Zadock Darby Smith Diary includes information about weather conditions, death and burial of family members and about Confederate troops in the Civil War. The collection consists of photocopies of the original.

Zadock Darby Smith was a captain in the Confederate Army. He was born in Mecklenburg County, NC, May 13, 1822 and died in York County, SC on November 25, 1884. Zadock Smith is buried at the Union Baptist Church cemetery in Yorkl, SC. His first wife was Martha Jane Glenn Smith (1828-1862) and his second wife was Jane Thomasson Smith (1838 - 1918). They owned a plantation on King’s Mountain Road.

Provenance

The Zadock Darby Smith Diary were deposited with the Archives on May 7, 1979 by Elizabeth Stowe.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Zadock Darby Smith Diary- Accession 243

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