Civil War Records of Joseph B. Smith

Service

Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
K
10th Maine VI
enl. Sept. 10, 1861 must. out May 7, 1863     age 16
H 8th Maine VI July 31, 1863 must. out May 30, 1865    

wounded at Drury's Bluff, May 20, 1864;

charges of desertion later removed by 1889 act of Congress


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

K

H

10th Maine VI
8th Maine VI
June 5, 1891 Invalid 1 028 236 739 998 Maine  
Aug. 22, 1894

Widow

600 699 424 570 Mass. Emma J. Smith

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  2 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

Recorded as member no. 80 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1). 

G.A.R. Personal War Sketch

Death

Date July 21, 1894
Place Stoughton, Mass.
Age 48
Cause heart disease
Obituary  
Funeral  
Burial Norway, Maine
Survived by Emma J. Smith

Additional Information

Peggy Jo Brown. Hometown Soldiers: Civil War Veterans of Assabet Village & Maynard Massachusetts. Maynard, Mass.: Flying Heron Press, 2005. 381-383.

 

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