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Confederate (CSV)


Sanford Smith

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Company B, 16th Georgia Infantry on 17 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.

The rest of the War

Sent from Fort Delaware, Delaware to Aiken's Landing, Virginia for exchange October 2, 1862. Exchanged there November 10, 1862. Transferred to Company C, 3rd Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters June 8, 1863. Wounded in 1863. Admitted to General Hospital at Camp Winder, Richmond, Virginia, on account wounds, July 16, 1863. Furloughed for 30 days July 30, 1863. Deserted at Petersburg, Virginia July 17, 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1.


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 12184]