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Federal (USV)


Jacob Smith

(? - 1862)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company A, 2nd New Jersey Infantry on 27 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.

The rest of the War

He died at Burkittsville, MD on 8 October 1862, of wounds.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New Jersey1.


10/08/1862 Burkittsville, MD


1   State of New Jersey, Adjutant-General's Office, and William S. Stryker, Adjutant General, Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Trenton: John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876, Vol. 1, pp. 106 - 125  [AotW citation 14541]