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Col George Augustus Smith, II

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Col George Augustus Smith, II

  • Birth 4 Nov 1824 Darien, McIntosh County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 30 Nov 1864 Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 37085445

George Augustus Smith II:
Born: November 4, 1824
Birthplace: Georgia
Father: George Augusta Stanhope Sweeting Smith
Mother: Agnes Harrell Smith
Wife: Adelphia Cook Smith
Occupation before War:
Candy Maker in Macon Georgia
Civil War Career:
1861: Captain of Company C 1st Georgia Battalion
1861: Served in the Pensacola Florida Garrison
1861 – 1862: Lt. Colonel of 1st Confederate Infantry
1862 – 1864: Colonel of 1st Confederate Infantry
Brigade Leader in the Confederate Department of the Gulf
1864: Arrested at Kennesaw Mountain for granting temporary truce
1864: Wounded during the Battle of Atlanta
Rejoined the Army before he was fully recovered from Wounds
1864: Killed in action during the Battle of Franklin Tennessee

Died: November 30, 1864
Place of Death: Franklin Tennessee
Age at time of Death: 40 years old

Original Burial Place: McGavock Confederate Cemetery Franklin TN.
Burial Place: Rose Hill Cemetery Macon Georgia


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  • Maintained by: Rob
  • Originally Created by: Stonewall
  • Added: 14 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37085445
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col George Augustus Smith, II (4 Nov 1824–30 Nov 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37085445, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Rob (contributor 47382248) .