Chronicles of Smith County, Texas has been published by the Smith County Historical Society since 1962. The articles are always informative about the county’s history and often include photographs, maps and tables.
All issues have been published in an 8.5 inch X 11 inch, soft cover format. With the large number of topics already covered since its beginning, past issues of Chronicles are important resources for any person researching our history!
Indexes, each covering a 10-year span of Chronicles, are also available and provide the invaluable keys to this saved history.
Table of Content
- Hometown Hero: The Civil War Experience of William J. Goodman, M.D. by Letha Clair Robertson, page 1-11
- To “Spill Their Hearts Blood in the Good Cause of Releasing the Yankees”: The Plot to Free the Prisioners at Camp Ford by Vicki Betts, page 12-18
- Captain Edward Thomas Broughton, Jr., Letters, 7th Texas Infantry, C.S.A., by Danny W. Sessums, page 19-36
- “So Far from all We Love”: Letters of the Lobdell Family, Civil War Refugees from West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana by Vicki Betts, page 37-45
- Smith County Planters and Plantations in 1860 by Andrew L. Leath, page 46-55