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Federal (USV)


Smith B. Young

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: Minnesota

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

In 1860 he was a 23 year old farmer on his father Isaac's place at Bainbridge, Berrien County, MI. He enlisted in Company G, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 11 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was detached to Battery B, 4th US Artillery on 12 September 1862, and was killed in action with the battery at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from the State of Wisconsin.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860.


c. 1837 in NY


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 523 - 524  [AotW citation 10404]