Civil War Records of Chester Smith


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
I 5th NHVI enl. as sub. Oct. 6, 1863; must. in Oct. 6, 1863 as private disch. Aug. 1, 1864 res. Canada; credit Piermont laborer

born Canada; age 20;

wounded June 3, 1864 at Cold Harbor, Va.;

P.O. address Cherry River, P.Q.

Child, William M.D. A History of the Fifth Regiment, New Hampshire Volunteers, in the American Civil War, 1861-1865. Bristol, N.H.: R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893: Part 2:165.

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
I 5th NHVI Sept. 25, 1879 Invalid 312 080 483 398 Canada Sherbrooke Co. Quebec
Oct. 9, 1922 Widow 1 195 433 940 441   Lydia J.B. Smith

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  15 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

Recorded as member no. 127 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1). 


Date September 5, 1922
Place Cherry River, Sherbrooke Co., Quebec
Age 83

pulmonary apoplexy

(source for death information: pension file)

Survived by

Additional Information

GAR roster and pension file record Chester Smith as a resident of West Acton for a time.


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