Richmond: Jany 23 1864.
bifolium. 4to. Old folds Item #316346
William "Extra Billy" Smith (1797 – 1887) was a lawyer, congressman, the 30th and 35th Governor of Virginia, and a Major General in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. On his appointment in January 1863, at the age of 65, Smith was the oldest Confederate general to hold field command in the war.