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Federal (USV)


George Smith

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 78th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 19 in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Corporal, Company A, 78th New York Infantry on 18 December 1861.

On the Campaign

He was listed as a deserter on 13 September 1862 on South Mountain, MD.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1.


c. 1842


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, for the Year 1901 (Serial No. 29), pp. 732 - 789  [AotW citation 15420]