Charles W Smith


BirthNov. 17, 1844
DeathMarch 29, 1932
CemeteryBenkelman (Benkelman)
PostSackett (Haigler)
Unit46th Iowa Infantry, Company B

Private Charles W Smith

Company B, 46th Iowa Infantry (100 days/1864)

Smith was born in New York on November 17, 1844. He was residing in Tabor (Mils County), Iowa when he enlisted in the regiment on May 21, 1864. Smith was mustered in on June 10, 1864. He served a little over 3 months and was mustered out of the regiment on September 23, 1864.

The 46th Iowa Infantry was organized at Davenport, Iowa on June 10, 1864 for 100 days of service. It was sent to Tennessee and performed guard duty on the Memphis & Charleston Railroad.

Smith died on March 29, 1932 at the age of 87 years. He is buried in the Benkelman Cemetery in Benkelman (Dundy County), Nebraska. He was one of the last members of the Sackett Post (#285) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Haigler, Nebraska.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.


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