William T Smith

William T Smith

Civil War (Confederate) · Confederate Army · Private E-1
Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)

Confederate Army

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Sixth Infantry (R-Sp)

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Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

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Private E-1

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Service Start Date

12 Mar 1862

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Company A ("Davidson's Company", "Florida Guards")

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Service End Date

5 May 1865

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Served For

United States of America

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Biographical Sketch

    Private William T. Smith was born ca. 1840 in Florida.

    In 1860 he was living near Chattahoochee, Gadsden County, Florida, at his mother Sarah’s residence along with two younger female wards, Ann Stricklin and Margaret Lewis.  William was educated, being enrolled in school within 12 months of the census.

    He enlisted on March 12th, 1862 at Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida in Captain Davidson’s Company; he stated his age as 20.  William was present with the company from his date of enlistment until October 31st, 1863 when he was hospitalized under Surgeon’s order.  He returned to the company in November, and was present with it until it surrendered at Durham Station, North Carolina on April 26, 1865.  He was paroled at Catawba Bridge, South Carolina on May 5, 1865.

    The date and place of his death are unknown, as is the place of interment.

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