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Smith, George W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Craftsbury, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 8/17/64, m/i 8/17/64, Pvt, Co. H, 9th VT INF, mwia, n.d., d/wds 12/16/64

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1843, Goshen, VT
Death: 12/16/1864

Burial: Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, VA
Marker/Plot: E/884
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Lucinda, 6/25/1880
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Hampton National Cemetery, VA

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Obituary

G.W. Smith, (of the) 9th, died at Fortress Monroe during the week preceding Dec. 17th.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, Dec. 30, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.