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Federal (USV)


William A. Smith

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Tafton, he enlisted in Company F, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 19 August 1861. Promoted Corporal. Wounded in action at Gainesville (Brawner's Farm), VA in August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged 11 December 1862 for disability.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.


1   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 560 - 562  [AotW citation 10606]