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Smith, James W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 17, credited to Richford, VT
Unit(s): 10th VT INF
Service: enl, date?, for 5th VT INF, m/o 6/28/62 (see remarks), enl 3/4/65 (age 17, with parental consent), m/i 3/4/65, Pvt, Co. F, 10th VT INF, m/o 6/29/65

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1848, Richford, VT
Death: 1919

Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Torrington, CT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/20/1896, CT; widow Esther M., 9/19/1919, CT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: 10th Vt. History off-site Assume discharge due to tender age, "Mustered out by virtual of Special Order 163, Extract 2, Army of the Potomac, June 28, 1862," nearly 3 years later, his father signed a parental consent, saying he was 17 at that point, so possibly 14 for the first enlistment attempt. Pension shows service in 10th and 5th.

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Hillside Cemetery, Torrington, CT

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