Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Smiths in:
 • Bellefontaine Cemetery
 • Saint Louis
 • St. Louis City
 • Missouri
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Andrew Jackson Smith
Birth: Apr. 28, 1815
Death: Jan. 30, 1897

Civil War Union Major General. Graduated from the U.S. Military Academy & was commissioned in the 1st Dragoons. For the next 23 years, he served with the 1st Dragoons throughout the west. Smith resigned his colonelcy of the 2d California Cavalry to become chief of cavalry under General Halleck. He was made a brigadier general of volunteers & was promoted to major general in 1864. He commanded one of General Sherman's divisions at Chickasaw Bayou in 1862 & a division of the XIII Corps. With postwar reductions in the army, he resumed his Regular Army rank of colonel & commanded the 7th United States Cavalry. After resigning from the army in 1869, Smith moved to St. Louis to take an appointment from President Grant as postmaster. He served as the city's auditor & commanded a brigade of Missouri militia during the strikes of 1877. 
 
Burial:
Bellefontaine Cemetery
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block 104, Lot 11
GPS (lat/lon): 38.69426, -90.22852
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Nov 21, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 18502
Andrew Jackson Smith
Added by: ronald deavy (Inactive)
 
Andrew Jackson Smith
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
Andrew Jackson Smith
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 5, 2014

- elaine bailey
 Added: Apr. 28, 2014

- David Wend
 Added: Apr. 28, 2014
There are 48 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.2 after 24 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service