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Confederate (CSV)


James H. Smith

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 37th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted and mustered as Private, Company F, 37th Virginia Infantry on 10 March 1862 in Glade Spring, VA. He was captured at Woodstock, VA on 2 June 1862, held briefly, then exchanged on 6 June.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was captured again, at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863 and held at Fort Delaware until he was transferred to Point Lookout, MD on 26 October. He was released on 12 April 1864 after taking the oath of allegiance.

References & notes

His service from Rankin1 via the Historical Data Systems database.


1   Rankin, Thomas M., 37th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg: H.E. Howard, Inc., 1987  [AotW citation 21780]