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Federal (USV)


Hezekiah Smith

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 76th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Middleburg at age 18 in Company I, 76th New York Infantry on 1 October 1861 and mustered as a Corporal on 14 October.

On the Campaign

He died of typhoid fever in the hospital at Smoketown, MD on 3 November 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 New York.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1843


11/02/1862; 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 4179]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1901, Ser. No. 29, pg. 374  [AotW citation 25279]