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Smith, Rufus Dana

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Newark, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 1/10/62, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. K, 8th VT INF, pow 9/4/62, prld 11/13/62, dis/dsb 4/12/64

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VITALS

Birth: 05/02/1846, Newark, VT
Death: 09/07/1935

Burial: Santa Barbara Cemetery, Santa Barbara, CA
Marker/Plot: Plot: Summit Section, Lot 470-4
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Ron West/Findagrave #47389384
Findagrave Memorial #: 41878340

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/3/1864
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: None

DESCENDANTS

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Santa Barbara Cemetery, Santa Barbara, CA

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BIOGRAPHY

Rufus E. Smith was deputy sheriff of Santa Barbara county, California, for five years.

Source: 8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History off-site page 260