Ira SmithHome State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Lenoir County, he enlisted in Company D on 18 May 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the left elbow in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
Reported absent wounded through November 1862. Transferred to Company K, 61st Regiment North Carolina State Troops about 9 June 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Wilson1. Some detail from the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database. Service details from Company D muster data posted online by Tom Sutton, Jr.
1 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 9880]
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