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Federal (USV)


Granville Haven Smith

(1840 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 21 year old shoemaker in Framingham, he enlisted and mustered on 26 June 1861 as Corporal, Company B, 12th Massachusetts Infantry.

On the Campaign

He died of disease at the Smoketown Hospital near Sharpsburg, MD on 20 October 1862.

After the War

He was originally buried at Smoketown but was reinterred in the new Antietam National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.2 Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


05/24/1840; Framingham, MA


10/20/1862; Smoketown, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 4177]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35  [AotW citation 25339]