Smith, B. B. | Tulane University Special Collections
Name: Smith, B. B.
Historical Note: B.B. Smith was a Union soldier from Massachusetts who served in Company A, 30th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, which was raised by Major General Benjamin Butler. Smith was with the unit when it entered New Orleans and describes the Union Army's occupation of the city in his 1862 diary. The inside of the diary is inscribed "Co. A, 2nd Regiment, NED." Smith's first name may have been Bartholomew, according to the American Civil War research database.
Sources: Manuscripts Collection M-1123, American Civil War research database.
Note Author: LAC Group, EMT