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Federal (USV)


Henry Francis Smith

(1838 - ?)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22, from Buxton, he enlisted as Private in the three-month First Maine Infantry in May 1861. He then enlisted as Sergeant in Company E, 10th Maine Infantry on 4 October 1861. He was promoted to First Sergeant on 10 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was in action with his Company at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on 18 December 1862 and mustered out with his Company in May 1863.

References & notes

Service from the Maine Adjutant General1 and Gould's History.2


11/16/1838; West Buxton, ME


1   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pp. 276, 278  [AotW citation 17458]

2   Gould, John Mead, History of the First - Tenth - Twenty-ninth Maine regiment, Portland: Stephen Berry, 1871, pg. 656  [AotW citation 17459]