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Confederate (CSV)


Solon F. Smartt

(c. 1844 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 16 year old farm boy on his parents George White and Sarah Ann (Zachry) Smartt's large place near Fredonia in Chambers County, AL. He enlisted as a Private in Company C, 14th Alabama Infantry on 29 July 1861 in Fredonia.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was still listed as missing to October 1863, with no later military record. Family genealogists have him as killed in the war in September 1862 (at least one says 14 September).

References & notes

His service from Hurst,1 as F. F. Smartt, and his Compiled Service Records,2 via fold3, as S.F. Smartt. The Company muster roll includes his first name. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860.


c. 1844; Chambers County, AL


09/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Hurst, Marshall B., History of the Fourteenth Regiment Alabama Vols, Richmond (Va): M.B. Hurst, 1863, pp. 13 - 20  [AotW citation 9372]

2   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 27730]