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SMITH, A. A.

Civil War: Post war: Buried at Muskego, Wisconsin; stone reads “1849 – 1909”. Sources: (Wisconsin Cemetery Records)

SMITH, Edward

IL 132nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Tailor. Age 24. Unmarried. Blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for 100 days on 19 May 1864 at Chicago. Mustered 1 Jun 1864 at Camp Fry, Illinois. Private. Mustered out with his Company on 17 Oct 1864 at Chicago. Sources: (ILSA reel 11 p24)

SMITH, Jens E.

IL 82nd Inf Co I. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Eidsvold, Sweden. Civil War: Soldier. Age 27. Married. Blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion, 5’10”. Enlisted for three years on 4 Aug 1862 at Chicago. Mustered 29 Oct 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the service for disability 5 Feb 1863 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p73)

SMITH, John

IL 31st Inf Co I. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 24. Laborer. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’6½” Enlisted for three years as a substitute for Robert Hall on 31 Dec 1864 at Mt. Sterling, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. He never reported and no discharge given at muster out of this company. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 56)

SMITH, John

Indian War: Private. Post war: Lived at Hudson, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p329)

SMITH, John

WI 21st Inf Co K. Residence: Mishicott, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Mechanic. Age 39. Married. Blue eyes, light hair, sandy complexion, 5’5”. Recruit. Enlisted for three years on 11 Feb 1864 at Manitowoc. Mustered 26 Feb 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Took part in the campaign to Atlanta. Died 1 Jun 1864 of wounds he received in the battle of New Hope Church, 28 May 1864. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 106-13; red book vol 26) (Love p1092)

SMITH, John

WI 30th Inf Co D. Residence: Richmond, St. Croix County, Wisconsin. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 18 Aug 1862 at Hudson, Wisconsin. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out with his company at Louisville, Kentucky, on 20 Sep 1865. Sources: (WHS red book vol 35)

SMITH, John W.

IL 72nd Inf Co F. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Sailor. Laborer. Age 37. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for three years on 23 Feb 1864 at Chicago. Mustered there on 29 Feb 1864. Private. “Never reported to the company”. Transferred to IL 33rd Inf Co F, on 17 Jul 1865. In that company his residence is listed as Urbana, Champaign County, Illinois, and his occupation as laborer. Believed to have been a “prisoner of war”. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 39, reel seven p 61)

SMITH, Oloff

US Navy. Born 1833 in Sweden. Civil War: Enlisted from New York. Coxswain. On board the U.S.S. Richmond during action against rebel forts and gunboats and with the ram “Tennessee” in Mobile Bay, on 5 Aug 1864. Despite damage to his ship and the loss of several men on board as enemy fire raked her decks, Smith performed his duties with skill and courage throughout the furious two-hour battle which resulted in the surrender of the rebel ram “Tennessee” and in the damaging and destruction of batteries at Fort Morgan. Sources: (“America’s Medal of Honor Recipients”. Publ. 1977, pp 223, 1020)

SMITH, William

WI 7th Inf Co H Born in Norway. Civil War: Laborer. Unmarried. Age 19. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Enrolled for one year and mustered on 15 Dec 1864 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as a substitute for William (surname looks like “Crior”), of Raymond, Racine County, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out date not shown. Sources: (WHS Series 1200; red book vol 12 p136)

SMITHBURG, Andrew D.

IA 4th Cav Co M. Residence: Salina, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 19 Oct 1861. Mustered 25 Nov 1861. Private. Re-enlisted and re-mustered 11 Dec 1863. Wounded slightly 14 Jul 1864 at Tupelo, Mississippi. Promoted to Corporal on 1 Jan 1865. Mustered out 8 Aug 1865 at Atlanta, Georgia. Sources: (ISW-IV cd p174)

SMITHBURG, Gustav A.

IA 4th Cav Co M. Residence: Salina, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 19. Enlisted 22 Oct 1861. Mustered 25 Nov 1861. Private. Re-enlisted and re-mustered 11 Dec 1863. Mustered out 8 Aug 1865 at Atlanta, Georgia. Sources: (ISW-IV cd p174)