Civil War Records of Chester Smith

Service

Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
I 5th NHVI Oct. 6, 1863 Aug. 1, 1864   laborer

born Canada;

wounded at Cold Harbor, Va.


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

Pension

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). 


Death

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

pulmonary apoplexy

(source for death information: pension file)

Obituary  
Funeral  
Burial  
Survived by Lydia J.B. Smith

Additional Information

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

 

* Note: PDF files can be rotated on screen by using the Adobe Reader "Rotate Clockwise" tool. 
To add the tool to the Adobe Reader toolbar, right-click on the toolbar, click "More Tools" and check "Rotate Clockwise" to add the tool to the Adobe Reader toolbar."