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Federal (USV)


Charles W. Smith

(1840 - 1868)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Bloomfield, he enlisted in Company I, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 22 July 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Discharged 17 December 1862 for disability.

After the War

He lost his right leg below the knee and died from consumption in Bloomfield on 28 April 1868.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. Further details from family genealogists.


11/17/1840 in NY


04/28/1868; Bloomfield, WI


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. 571 - 574  [AotW citation 10652]