George Smith(c. 1842 - )
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 78th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
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.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was listed as a deserter on 13 September 1862 on South Mountain, MD.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1.
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]
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