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Federal (USV)

Private

James P. Smith

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company L.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Pension files1. Thanks to Jum Buchanan for the reference.

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   US Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Veterans of the Army and Navy Who Served Mainly in the Civil War and the War With Spain, Record Group 15, Washington, DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1861-1934  [AotW citation 8699]