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Gustavus Woodson Smith
Birth: Nov. 30, 1821
Scott County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 24, 1896
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Civil War Confederate Major General. He graduated from West Point in 1842, was commissioned an officer in the Army Corps of Engineers and served in the Mexican American War. After the war, he resigned his commission and became a civil engineer in New York City. At the start of the Civil War, he volunteered his serves to the Confederate Army and was commissioned Major General in command of the Northern Virginia, in September, 1861. He fought in the Battle of Seven Pines, the Peninsula Campaign and headed the Department of Richmond until January, 1863. In June, 1864, he was appointed Major General of the Georgia State Militia and commanded its first division to the end of the war. After the war, he become an iron manufacturer and served as the Kentucky Insurance Commissioner. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Lucretia S. Bassett Smith (1822 - 1881)*
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"volunteered his services"
Cedar Grove Cemetery
New London
New London County
Connecticut, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 41.36362, -72.12498
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Record added: Jul 16, 2000
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For service rendered the Confederacy during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jun. 24, 2016

- Blue Lady
 Added: Jun. 24, 2016
May the south rise once again; and this time win.
- Nathan E. Wood
 Added: Feb. 13, 2016
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