Francis C. Smith(c. 1831 - 1862)
Home State: Ohio
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 23rd Ohio Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was age 20 when he enlisted in May 1861 as a Corporal in Company I, 23rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Probably mortally wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was reinterred from original burial in Frederick, MD to the new National Cemetery during or before 1867.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which has him as Pvt. Frank Smith, Company F. Service details from the Ohio Roster2, which says he was killed in action on 14 September 1862.
Death Date: 09/22/1862 Death Place: Frederick, MD Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 4175]
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