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William "Extra Billy" Smith
Birth: Sep. 6, 1797
Death: May 18, 1887

Major General, CSA, Civil War. Gen. Smith also served in the Confederate Congress, and as wartime governor of Virginia. There are conflicting accounts of the origin of his nickname, but it may have come from extra payments he received for running a daily mail coach service between Washington, DC, and Milledgeville, Georgia, in the 1830s. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elizabeth H. Bell Smith (1800 - 1879)*
 
 Children:
  Thomas Smith (1836 - 1918)*
  Frederick Waugh Smith (1843 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 21, 2000
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