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George B Smith

Birth
Death 1 Mar 1916
Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 48520100 · View Source
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George served in Co. K of the 3rd Tennessee Infantry. When he died he suffered from chronic diarrhea, rheumatism, indigestion, headaches,and liver disease. He wed Amanda C. Hancock June 20, 1864. George stood only 5 ft 5 inches and was 29 when he enlisted. He was a tough man to have survived the following experience. He was struck by lighting near Carthage, Tn. in June 64. They were "after guerillas and had stopped for the night". A thunderstorm came up. Lighting struck guns stacked near him and ran to his gun lying beside him on the ground rendering him senseless.
His father was Ellis Smith and his mother Unknown Bailey.


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  • Created by: nancy murray
  • Added: 22 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 48520100
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George B Smith (unknown–1 Mar 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48520100, citing Underwood Cemetery, Knox County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by nancy murray (contributor 47114597) .