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Confederate (CSV)


Louis Augustus Halsey Smith

(1842 - 1929)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company F, 5th Alabama Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

One of 5 men of Company F to answer roll call on 18 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was captured in action at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863.

After the War

He was in Alabama through at least 1870 where he had his fourth and last child with his first wife. He was in Texas by 1878, when he married his second wife. Their first 8 children were born in Texas, and their ninth (and last) in Pueblo, NM in 1899.

References & notes

Basic information from Fry1, who lists him as Halsey Smith. Details from the State of Alabama2, which has him as L.H. Smith, and family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


08/10/1842; Cahaba, AL


04/12/1929 Austin, TX; burial in Englewood Cemetery, Slaton, TX


1   Fry, Anna M. Gayle, Memories of Old Cahaba, Nashville (Tenn): Publishing House of the M. E. Church, South, 1905, pp. 89, 105 - 108  [AotW citation 9408]

2   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15787]