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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: Woodlands Cemetery, Cambridge, NY
Marker/Plot: Section G Lot 50
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 175638755

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/18/1800, VT
Portrait?: Findagrave, VHS Collections
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: Died in Burlington, VT; 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."

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of William Stevenson Smart, New Buffalo, MI

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Woodlands Cemetery, Cambridge, NY

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VHS - Portrait Files (FPO)

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Courtesy of William Stevenson Smart, his 2nd great-grandson

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.