Jonathan Parker Smith(? - 1863)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 10th Pennsylvania Reserves
see his Battle Report
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Likely from Mercer, Pennsylvania, he entered service as First Sergeant, Company G of the 10th Reserves on 19 June 1861. He was promoted to Ist Lieutenant on 10 May and Captain of the Company on 17 May 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He assumed command of the Regiment at Antietam on the 17th as senior officer present, in relief of Lieutenant Colonel Warner.
The remainder of the War:
He died 6 January 1863 of wounds received in action at Fredericksburg (Va) on 13 December 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Service data from Bates 1
Death Date: 01/06/1863
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, muster roll, Co. G, 10th PA Reserves [AotW citation 139]
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