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Green Clay Smith
Birth: Jul. 4, 1826
Madison County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 29, 1895
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Union Brigadier General, US Congressman. He served in the Mexican War as a Lieutenant in the 1st Regiment, Kentucky Volunteer Infantry. After the war, he was admitted to the bar in 1852 and commenced the practice of law in Covington, Kentucky. He was a member of the State House of Representatives, 1861 to 1863. During that time, he served in the Civil War as Colonel of the 4th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteer Cavalry and was promoted Brigadier General in July, 1862. He resigned in March, 1863, when he was elected as an Unconditional Unionist to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses, serving until 1866. For his war service, he was brevetted Major General of US Volunteers. In July 1866, he was appointed Governor of Montana Territory by President Johnson and served until he resigned in April, 1869. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  John Speed Smith (1792 - 1854)
  Elizabeth Lewis Clay Smith (1798 - 1887)
  Caroline Lena Duke Smith (1838 - 1910)*
  Eliza Clay Smith Hawkins (1857 - 1891)*
  Curran C Smith (1822 - 1896)*
  Green Clay Smith (1826 - 1895)
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Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1, Site 667
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 24, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5885506
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Thank you, General for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jul. 4, 2016
Thank you for your service ...."Preserving the memories so others will remember...."
- John Michael
 Added: May. 4, 2016

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 Added: Sep. 16, 2015
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