Age: 0, credited to Orwell, VTVITALS
Birth: 1831, UnknownADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Mountain View Cemetery, Orwell, VT
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Commissioned Assistant Paymaster, USA, 8/29/61; Brevet Lieutenant Colonel, 3/13/56; honorably m/o 7/26/66; Major, Paymaster, USA, 1/17/67; LTC, Deputy Paymaster-General, 9/6/88; Brigadier and Paymaster-General, 3/10/90; Brevet Lieutenant Colonel, US Volunteers, 3/13/65, for faithful and meritorious services during the war; on duty in Washington, DC, 9/61 to 2/62, when he was ordered to Louisville, Kentucky, where he remained two years and a half, paying troops in Kentucky and Tennessee; in the fall of 64 was ordered to St. Paul, and was on duty there until m/o 7/29/66; since his re-appointment he served two years in Louisville, one year in San Antonio, two years in New Orleans, one year in Sioux City, seven years in St. Paul, two years in Washington, four years in St. Paul, two years in Chicago, one and a half years in St. Paul, and at Washington, DC, since 3/26/90. (Revied Roster)
GENERAL SMITH IS DEAD
NATIVE OF ORWELL AND WILL BE BURIED THERE
NEW YORK -- Jan. 18 -- Brig-Gen William Smith, U.S.A., retired, died yesterday at his home in Pelham Manor, from pneumonia. He served as paymaster during the Civil War, and in 1890 was made brigadier-general by President Harrison. He retired in March, 1895. General Smith was born in Orwell, Vt. 80 years ago, and the burial will be there. The funeral will be held at his Pelham House Manor.
Barre Daily Times, Jan. 18, 1912
Courtesy of Deanna French