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Sgt Booker Hartman Smith

Sgt Booker Hartman Smith

Birth
Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA
Death 3 May 1865 (aged 20)
Newport News, Newport News City, Virginia, USA
Burial Museville, Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 81981873 · View Source
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Born on his father's plantation on Tomahawk Creek.

*Seargeant, 2nd Company "C", 46th Regiment, Virginia Infantry, CSA & served under his uncle Capt. Ambrose Rucker & brother Pvt. George Smith.

WAR RECORDS

War Records of Sons of Ralph Smith and Ardinnia Wright Smith
From Council Journal 1776-1777

Letter received 5 September 1950 from the Adjutant General giving the following information:

The records show that Booker Smith, private and sergeant, (2nd) Company C, 46th Regiment Virginia Infantry (also known as 1st Regiment of Infantry, Wise Legion and 2nd Regiment Wise Brigade) Confederate States Army and enlisted 13 November 1862 at Chaffins Farm (Virginia).
The company muster roll for January and February 1865, last on file, shows him present. Union prisoner of war records show that he was captured 6 April 1865 at Farmville, Virginia and was imprisoned at U.S. Military Prison, Newport News, Virginia where he died 3 May 1865.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Hank Rogers
  • Added: 14 Dec 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 81981873
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Booker Hartman Smith (1 Sep 1844–3 May 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 81981873, citing Ralph A. Smith Cemetery, Museville, Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .