Levi B Smith(? - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He had been Captain of Company K, 27th Georgia Infantry, made up of men from Talbot County. He was elected the Regiment's first Colonel as it was organized in September 1861. He was cited during the Seven Days action (June 1862) by General DH Hill, who said "The Sixth and Twenty-seventh Georgia, of this brigade, commanded by those pure, brave, noble Christian soldiers Lieut. Col. J. M. Newton and Col. Levi B. Smith, behaved most heroically, and maintained their ground when half their number had been struck down. "
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD
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