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Confederate (CSV)


William H. Smith

(c. 1824 - ?)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 38, he enlisted as Musician, 16th Mississippi Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was captured at the Monocacy, MD in September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was a prisoner in Washington, DC by 10 September 1862. No further military record.

References & notes

Thanks to Jeff T. Giambrone for his research, which he posted on Mississippians in the Confederate Army. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

More on the Web

Jeff posted a story from the Macon Telegraph of 23 April 1863 titled " How Old Smith Escaped".


c. 1824 in GERMANY