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Federal (USV)


Ai B. Smith

(c. 1836 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 26 year old farmer living in Boston, MA, he enlisted on 1 August and mustered as Private, Company K, 35th Massachusetts Infantry on 10 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 30 September 1862 and was "buried on the field".

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.1 Burial detail from Carruth.2


c. 1836


09/30/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 3, pg. 706  [AotW citation 20485]

2   Carruth, Sumner, and others of the Committee of the Regimental Association, History of the Thirty-Fifth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, 1862-1865, Boston: Mills, Knight & Company, 1884, Roster, pg. 64  [AotW citation 20486]