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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Albert Stewart Smith

(1841 - 1916)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Enlisted at age 19, from Spartanburg District in Company K, Third Infantry on 14 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

Promoted 3rd Corporal by the end of 1863, and 2nd Corporal in May or June 1864. Paroled at Greensboro, NC in 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Salley1,2. Details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

12/03/1841; Pauline, Spartanburg County, SC

Death

05/06/1916 Pauline, SC; burial in Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery, Pauline, SC

Notes

1   Salley, Alexander S., Jr., editor, Tentative Roster of the Third Regiment, South Carolina Volunteers, Confederate States Provisional Army, Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1908, pp. 117 - 125  [AotW citation 12909]

2   Salley, Alexander S., Jr., compiler, South Carolina Troops in Confederate Service, 3 vols., Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1913-1930, Vol. 2, pp. 550, 564  [AotW citation 12936]