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Nathan Smith
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1826
Cheshire County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1865
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA

6 NH Vol. Inf. Regt CO K.


Died while a POW held at Salisbury NC

Nathan Smith was born in 1826 in Marlboro NH the son of Martin and Grace (Childs) Smith. He was married to Rosetta Whitcomb daughter of Asa and Olive (Buzzell) Whitcomb in 1849, Nathan and Rosetta had five children and lived with their family in East Rindge. He was 36 yrs old when he enlisted with the 6th NH Regiment in Co. K. He was reported missing in action on August 29th 1862 at Bull Run VA. He was later recovered from missing and survived his term of enlistment. In Jan 1864 Nathan re-enlisted for the duration of the war. On September 30 1864 he was captured and taken prisoner at Poplar Springs Church, VA. Ultimately he was detained at the Confederate prison in Salisbury NC, where he died of disease and starvation on January 8th 1865. Nathan is interred in the US Veterans cemetery near the site of Salisbury Prison.

Rosetta Whitcomb b. Feb. 24, 1828
d. 1 Jul. 1927


Mary A., b. Feb, d. Jun. 2, 1854
Willard W., b. 4 Oct 1855
Francis W., b. 22 Dec 1857
Nellie R., b. 16 May 1860
Ada M., b. 21 Jul 1862 
Family links: 
  Rosetta Whitcomb Smith (1828 - 1927)
  Mary A. Smith (1854 - 1854)*
  Nellie R Smith Bancroft (1860 - 1933)*
  Ada M. Smith (1862 - 1884)*
*Calculated relationship
Meeting House Cemetery
Cheshire County
New Hampshire, USA
Created by: CapnKen
Record added: Mar 02, 2012
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Nathan Smith
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Nathan Smith
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