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Smith, William Pitt

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to Poultney, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 5/30/62, m/i 7/9/62, PVT, Co. B, 9th VT INF, dsrtd 10/28/62, rtnd 4/21/63, tr to 24th Co, 2nd Btln, VRC 12/20/64, wdd, Newport Barracks, 2/2/64, disch 3/9/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1841, Poultney, VT
Death: 06/15/1901

Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Castleton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: David & Gayle French

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

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/7/1867; widow Ella J., 6/24/1901, MA
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

Hillside Cemetery, Castleton, VT

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Photo

The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion