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Felix Clark Smith
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Birth: Jun., 1839
Arkansas, USA
Death: Mar. 31, 1919
Lawton
Comanche County
Oklahoma, USA

Felix Clark Smith was born in June 1839 in Arkansas, and died March 31, 1919 in Lawton, Comanche Co., Oklahoma.

He married his wife, Margaret C. Smith on November 14, 1865 in Columbia County, Arkansas.

During the Civil War, he served with the Confederate States of America as a private in Co. K, 6th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry, also known as the Ouachita Grays. He enlisted at Little Rock, Arkansas on May 15, 1861. He was wounded and furloughed before December 31, 1863. Wardmaster at Shorter Hospital, Eufaula, Alabama, November 30, 1864.

History of Co. K, 6th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry

Muster Date 9 Apr 1865
Organization Date 1 Jun 1861

6th Infantry Regiment was formed at Little Rock, Arkansas, in June, 1861, with 604 men. Its companies were recruited in Little Rock and the counties of Calhoun, Dallas, Ouachita, Arkansas, Lafayette, and Union. The unit fought at Shiloh and Perryville, then served in General Liddell's and Govan's Brigade, Army of Tennessee. In December, 1862, it was consolidated with the 7th Arkansas Regiment. It participated in the campaigns of the army from Murfreesboro to Atlanta, endured Hood's winter operations in Tennessee, and saw action in North Carolina. The 6th/7th lost 28 killed and 140 wounded at Murfreesboro, had 16 disabled at Ringgold Gap, totalled 314 men and 265 arms in December, 1863, and sustained 66 casualties at the Battle of Atlanta. Few surrendered in April, 1865. Its commanders were Colonels Alexander T. Hawthorne, Richard Lyon, Samuel G. Smith; Lieutenant Colonels F. J. Cameron, Gordon N. Peay, and Peter Snyder; and Majors William F. Douglass and Dawson L. Killgore.

A much more detailed history is available on Ancestry.com

Sources:

Ancestry.com

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System

http://www.couchgenweb.com/civilwar/6thinfcok.html by Edward G. Gerdes, copyright 2001.

Oklahoma Genweb site: http://www.okgenweb.org/~okcomanc/Cemeteries/cache-s3.html 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Margaret C. Starnes Smith (1843 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  Ollie Ida Smith Walton (1873 - 1931)*
  Pearl Anna Smith Hunter (1878 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cache Cemetery
Cache
Comanche County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Cathey & Karla
Record added: May 07, 2010
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Felix Clark Smith
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Felix Clark Smith
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Felix Clark Smith
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- Larry & Helen, in Ok.
 Added: Oct. 17, 2013
Smith, Felix Clark-Born:Jun.1839 Hemptead Co., Ark.-Died:Mar.21,1919 near Lawton, Okla.-Service Unit:Co.K-6th Ark.Infantry aka Quachita Grays--Confederate Veteran Magazine;v.27, p.269, 349-
- Paul V. Isbell
 Added: Sep. 14, 2012
VETERAN - CIVIL WAR - CSA
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 3, 2011
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