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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William Smith

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry

On the Campaign

He was reported wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

Admitted to USA Field Hospital Burkittsville, MD. Died there of wound. He was originally buried "close along the fence on west side of woods back of graveyard in Burkettsville" and probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1.

Death

09/30./1862 Burkittsville, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD

Notes

1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4515]