Merton L. Smith(? - 1862)
Home State: New Jersey
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company F.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He died of fever in camp on Maryland Heights on 25 October 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Originally buried at Weverton, MD. Reinterred at the new National Cemetery during or before 1867.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Further details from Toombs2.
Death Date: 10/25/1862 Death Place: Maryland Heights, 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 4185]
2 Toombs, Samuel, Reminiscences of the War ... the Thirteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers, Orange (NJ): The (Orange) Journal, 1878, pg. 29 [AotW citation 7875]
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