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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Joseph W. Smith

(c. 1835 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 52nd Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 26 year old farmer in Augusta County, he mustered as Private, Company G, 52nd Virginia Infantry on 1 August 1861 in Staunton. He was absent on leave 30 April - 31 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service from Driver1 and the Historical Data Systems database.

Birth

c. 1835; Augusta County, VA

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Driver, Robert J., 52nd Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg: H. E. Howard Inc., 1986  [AotW citation 18737]