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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

John M. Smith

(? - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company H, 5th Louisiana Infantry 4 June 1861 at Camp Moore, LA. He was promoted to Corporal 10 February 1862 and to Sergeant, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service from Booth.1

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 2, pg. 621  [AotW citation 19959]