Nebraska Authors

Jeffery H. Smith

Born 1943-02-01

Died 2018-01-01
Omaha, NE

Places Lived

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


History; Civil War


Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Ph.D in history from the University of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO


Associate Professor of History

Places Worked

Bellevue College, Bellevue, NE


He is the great-great grandson of Victor Vifquain, who while fighting with the 97th Illinois in the Civil War, became the first Nebraskan to win the Medal of Honor.


A Frenchman Fights for the Union. 1992.
The 1862 Plot to Kidnap Jefferson Davis. 1998. by Victor Vifquain, edited by Jeffrey H Smith and Phillip Thomas Tucker

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