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Smart, William Stevenson
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 29, credited to Benson, VT
Unit(s): 14th VT INF
Service: comn Chaplain, 14th VT INF, 10/8/62 (10/12/62), m/o 7/30/63; Congregationalist

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VITALS
Birth: 03/10/1833, Johnstown, NY
Death: 04/29/1912

Burial: May be buried in ..., , VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 175638755
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Findagrave, VHS off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: Living in Brandon, 1890; CMSR: on January 30, 1863, Rev. Smart was "hereby detailed as Post Chaplain - He will report at General Stoughton's Head Quarters Fairfax Court House for duty."
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2nd Great Grandfather of William Stevenson Smart, New Buffalo, MI

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BURIAL:
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Died in Burlington, VT
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and other veterans who may be buried there.



St. Albans Daily Messenger
May 2, 1912

WAS CIVIL WAR CHAPLAIN

The Rev. William S. Smart Dies in Burlington

Burlington, April 29. - The Rev. William S. Smart, a retired Congregational minister, died this morning at the home of his son, Rev. I.C. Smart, after a short illness. He was in his eightieth year. He was born in Johnstown, N.Y., ordained in 1861 at Benson, preached 22 years at Albany, N.Y., 12 years at Brandon and was chaplain of the Fourteenth Vermont volunteers in the Civil war.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.

Recommendation

This may certify that the Revd W. S. Smart is a minister in good and regular standing of the Orthodox Congregational Church and as such is intirely worthy & amply qualified for the office of Chaplain in the United States Army, and we cheerfully recommend him for that position.

SS/
George P. Tyler, Pastor of Congregational Church in Brattleboro
O. S. Searles, Pastor of the Congregational Church in Berlin, Vt.
Joseph Chandler, Past of Congregational Church, West Brattleboro
Silas Aikers, Pastor of the Cong'l Ch'h, Rutland, Vt.
The above named clergymen are of good standing in this state, as reported to me.
Brattleboro, Vt. W. Austine
Oct 23, '62. Maj USA, Mus. Off'r.

(Document included with his Compiled Service Record)