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Pvt James A Smith
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Birth: Mar. 11, 1825
Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 30, 1862
Manassas Park City
Virginia, USA

Company M of Spotsylvania County, 55th Virginia Infantry, Field's Brigade, A.P. Hill's Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Enlisted for the duration of war on 3/13/1862 at Fredericksburg, he was mustered into Captain John Fielding Alexander's Company F, Virginia Artillery, (attached to) 6th Alabama Battalion Infantry as a Private. (This company became Company M of Spotsylvania County, 55th Virginia Infantry on 6/10/1862.)
Honorably mentioned for his actions during the Seven Days' battles outside Richmond 6/25 - 7/1/1862.
Killed In Action in Battle of 2nd Manassas, VA.

The 55th Infantry Regiment was organized in September, 1861, by the addition of four companies to W.N. Ward's "Essex and Middlesex" Battalion of Virginia Volunteers. In February, 1865, the 47th and 55th Regiments were consolidated.

 (bio by: BigFrench) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Smith (1788 - 1864)
  Lucy W. Smith (1795 - 1857)
 
 Spouse:
  Hetty Turnley Smith (1827 - 1865)
 
 Siblings:
  James A Smith (1825 - 1862)
  Gulielmus Smith (1829 - 1901)*
  Edmond Woodfolk Smith (1841 - 1907)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Smith-Massey Cemetery
Post Oak
Spotsylvania County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: BigFrench
Originally Created by: Leslyn Lang
Record added: Mar 22, 2014
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Pvt James A Smith
Added by: Leslyn Lang
 
Pvt James A Smith
Added by: Leslyn Lang
 
Pvt James A Smith
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- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Jun. 4, 2014
55th Virginia Infantry Flag
- BigFrench
 Added: Mar. 23, 2014

- BigFrench
 Added: Mar. 22, 2014
 
 
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