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Smith, William H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 26, credited to Townshend, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 11/19/61, m/i 2/18/62, SGT, Co. H, 8th VT INF, pr 1SGT 1/13/62, comn 1LT, Co. F, 10/27/63 (10/27/63), wdd, Raceland, 6/22/62, pr CPT, 7/26/64 (8/10/64), wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, m/o 6/28/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1813, Wilmington, VT
Death: 03/30/1896

Burial: Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, IL
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:

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

Cenotaph: Mount Hope Cemetery, Northfield, VT
Marker/Plot:
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 93342239


MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/22/1880; widow Martha, 8/14/1903, IL
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, VHS Collections, 8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History
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

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Granduncle of Ralph Wesley Howe, Barre, VT

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BURIAL:

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Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, IL

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CENOTAPH:


Tombstone

Tombstone

Cenotaph at Mount Hope Cemetery, Northfield, VT

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Photo

VHS - Reunion Society Collection

Photo

John Gibson Collection

Photo

(Carpenter's History
Eighth Regiment
Vermont Volunteers
)

BIOGRAPHY

Capt. W. H. Smith has a well-established law practice in Chicago.

Source: 8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History off-site page 262