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Federal (USV)


George S. Smith

(c. 1834 - ?)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

He enrolled in Company A, 8th Ohio Infantry as First Lieutenant at age 27 on 25 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam, and lost an eye.

The rest of the War

Promoted to Captain 27 November 1862. Resigned 4 August 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Sawyer1.


c. 1834


1   Sawyer, Franklin, and George A. Groot, editor, A Military History of the 8th Regiment Ohio Vol. Inf'y, Cleveland: Fairbanks & Co., Printers, 1881, pp. 192 - 198  [AotW citation 14766]