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PRESENTATION McELROY SWORD CARRIED BY CAPT. J. N. SMYTHE
COMPANY C 66TH GEORGIA INFANTRY



John Neil Smythe was commissioned into company "C" 66th Georgia infantry on August 8th, 1863. It is not clear at this time if he served in any other forces prior to this time. He fought gallantly in the battles around Atlanta until he was wounded on July 20, 1864. During that battle his regiment suffered 13 killed, 27 wounded and 3 captured.


 


A FEW BOYS IN GRAY


A certified Yankee killer from Georgia
1/6 plate ambrotype photographer unknown


Young trooper from South Carolina
1/9 ambrotype photographer unknown


Josiah W. Carter Co. B Phillips' Legion Georgia Cavalry. He was killed in action a few days before the end of the war. He has what appears to be a Griswold revolver and flag draped on his kepi. 1/6 plate ambrotype photographer unknown


Go ahead and make my day
1/9 plate ambrotype photographer unknown


Infantryman dressed for work.
Handwritten in back of case taken July 1862 Knoxville Tennessee


William S. Pesnell Co. F. Eastern Calhoun Boys 22nd Alabama Infantry.
Died at Cornith Mississippi.
1/4 plate ambrotype photographer unknown.


William Stone
2nd South Carolina Cavalry
1/4 plate Ambrotype by Charles Rees Richmond Virginia