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Confederate (CSV)

Corporal

James Frank Smith

(1842 - 1916)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company G as 3rd Corporal - October 8, 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Wounded slightly at Fredericksburg, VA in December 1862. Wounded again at Gettysburg, PA, July 1, 1863. Wounded in hip and captured at Spotsylvania, VA, May 12, 1864. Moved from Point Lookout, MD to Elmira, NY on 30 July 1864. Released at Elmira on taking the Oath in July 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Henderson1, who lists him as J. Frank Smith. His first name and further details from his service jacket at the National Archives.

Birth

09/29/1842; Wilkes County, GA

Death

03/17/1916 Wilkes County, GA

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 6 (posted online by Ray Fincham, Jr.)  [AotW citation 13333]