PVT Hamilton H Smith

Birth
Ohio, USA
Death 14 Nov 1862 (aged 17–18)
Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa, USA
Burial Lost at War
Memorial ID 211093803 · View Source
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Remarks: DIED NOV 14, 1862 AT KEOKUK IOWA
Residence Place: Effingham, Effingham CO, IL

Company: L
Unit: 5th Illinois Cavalry

Name: Hamilton H Smith
Rank: Private
Company: L
Unit: 5th Illinois Cavalry
Height: 5' 5
Hair: SANDY
Eyes: GRAY
Complexion: LIGHT
Marital status: Single
Occupation: Farmer
Birth Date: Abt 1844
Birth Place: Chester CO, OH
War: Civil War
War Years: 1861-1865
Service Entry Age: 17
Service Entry Date: 1 Sep 1861
Service Entry Place: Effingham, IL
Joined By Whom: CPT CALDWELL
Period: 3 YRS
Muster In Date: 30 Dec 1861
Muster In Place: Camp Butler, IL
Remarks: DIED NOV 14, 1862 AT KEOKUK IOWA
Residence Place: Effingham, Effingham CO, IL
Record Source: Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls

SMITH, Hamilton H Private Effingham Muster Date Dec 30, 1861 Died, Keokuk, Nov 14, 1862

Total strength and casualties
The regiment suffered 28 enlisted men who were killed in action or who died of their wounds and 5 officers and 414 enlisted men who died of disease, for a total of 447 fatalities.[1]


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  • Created by: USMCconley
  • Added: 9 Jun 2020
  • Find a Grave Memorial 211093803
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Hamilton H Smith (1844–14 Nov 1862), Find a Grave Memorial no. 211093803, ; Maintained by USMCconley (contributor 46898378) Lost at War.