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 Israel Canton Smith

Israel Canton Smith

Birth
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA
Death 27 Nov 1899 (aged 61)
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA
Burial Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA
Plot Section O, Lot 26
Memorial ID 11530525 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. During the Civil War he served as a Captain in the 3rd Michigan Volunteer Infantry, as Colonel and commander of the 10th Michigan Volunteer Cavalry, and as an Acting Inspector General on the staffs of four different Union Army generals (Philip R. DeTrobriand, Davis Tillson, Alvan C. Gillem and George Stoneman). He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for “gallant and meritorious services during the war”. After the end of the conflict he became a Brigadier General in the Michigan National Guard.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: graver
  • Added: 13 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11530525
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Israel Canton Smith (12 Mar 1838–27 Nov 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11530525, citing Oakhill Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .