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Smith, Jesse Bishop


Age: 0, credited to Strafford, VT
Unit(s): USN
Service: MIDS, USN, 7/64; steamer Gettysburg, North Atlantic Squadron, 69; steamer Alaska, Asiatic Squadron, 71 [College: NU 68]

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Birth: 08/06/1846, Strafford, VT
Death: 11/19/1874

Burial: Strafford Cemetery, Strafford, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Hackett
Findagrave Memorial #: 138580000


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Georgia, 2/9/1896?
Portrait?: Gibson Collection
College?: NU 65?
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


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Strafford Cemetery, Strafford, VT

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John Gibson Collection


Lieut. Jesse B. Smith, a valuable young officer of the United States Navy, died at his home in Strafford, Vt., on the 18th last. He was appointed to the Naval Academy from the second congressional district of Vermont, July 28, 1864, graduating in June, 1868.

Source: Vermont Standard, December 3, 1874
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.