Civil War Records of George D. Smith

Service

Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E 6th MVI (100 days) Private; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 18, 1864

must. out Oct. 27, 1864

Acton shoemaker age 19

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): 1 Page (PDF*)
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page 32-33 (PDF)

Pension

Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
E 6th MVI August 13, 1884 Invalid 519 971 561 550 Mass. Remarks: XC 922 097

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  133 pages (PDF), received from the Department of Veterans Affairs

Grand Army of the Republic

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Death

Date March 5, 1933
Place Randolph, Vt.
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Additional Information

According to documents in his pension file, George D. Smith was born in Acton, Mass., October 21, 1845. His father was Luke Smith. He married about a year after discharge, but soon separated from his wife. After the war he resided in Acton for about a year, then Long Island, NY (6 months); Concord, Mass. (several years); Rock Bottom, Mass. (about a year); Berlin[?], Mass. (about six months); Shrewsbury, Mass. (about 20 years, from c. 1884); Worcester, Mass.; and Randolph, Vermont (from c. 1912). He worked at shoe making and harness making. George D. Smith died March 5, 1933 in Randolph, Vermont.

George D. Smith, age 5 is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1850 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 86/102) with Luke Smith, age 37, a stone mason; Mary Smith, age 31; Nancy M. Smith, age 11; Mary A. Smith, age 10 ("1850 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).

George Delando Smith, age 9, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 125) of Luke Smith and Mary Smith  (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 18.)

George D. Smith, age 15, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 114) of Luke Smith and Mary Smith ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).

George Delando Smith, age 19, a shoemaker, is recorded in the 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 7) with Luke Smith and Mary Smith  (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 43.)

Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."

 

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