Tag Archives: Charles F. Smith

Presentation at the Civil War Roundtable of Little Rock, Arkansas

A big thank you to the Civil War Roundtable of Little Rock, Arkansas. Sharlyn and I really appreciated your hospitality and help.  It was great meeting all of you. A special thanks to Lonnie Spikes for all of his help … Continue reading

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NYMAS Review of Teacher of Civil War Generals

Thank you to the New York Military Affairs Symposium for the very nice review of Teacher of Civil War Generals. The review stated, “Mesch does an excellent job of telling Smith’s story, while helping the reader get a better grasp … Continue reading

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Fall Adventures

On September 29, we left Plano for a nearly two-week adventure in Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey. It took a couple of days to reach our first stop at the Grand Army of the Republic Museum and Library in … Continue reading

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Your Affectionate Father, Charles F. Smith

Your Affectionate Father, Charles F. Smith is now available on Amazon. Your Affectionate Father, Charles F. Smith is a love story between an Army officer and his daughter. Through Charles’ letters to his daughter, Fanny, we gain an intimate view … Continue reading

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Presentations on Teacher of Civil War Generals – October 7, 2015

I had the pleasure on October 7, 2015 to make two presentations on the Teacher of Civil War Generals. The day began with a 7:00 a.m. talk on General Smith for the Plano Kiwanis.  I used my display board for … Continue reading

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New Information on General C. F. Smith

Yesterday I was contacted by one  of General Smith’s descendants who lives in Portland, OR. He informed me that he had discovered a number of documents that dealt with Charles and Allen Smith. We visited on the phone and he was excited … Continue reading

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Teacher of Civil War Generals mentioned in Civil War Books and Authors Blog

Civil War Books and Authors Blog mentioned Teacher of Civil War Generals in a July 31, 2015 post Booknotes III (July 2015) Teacher of Civil War Generals: Major General Charles Ferguson Smith, Soldier and West Point Commandant by Allen H. … Continue reading

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