Smith, Levi

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Birth

Levi N. Smith was born in Potter's Hollow, Albany County, NY in about 1841.[1]
Levi Smith was born at Potters Hollow on November 21, 1841, a son of Isreal Smith and Fanny Weidman[2]

Marriage & Children

Occupaion

Before he served in the Civil War, Levi worked as a farmer.[1]


Military Service

Residence: Potters Hollow[2]
Place of Birth: Potters Hollow[2]
Date of Birth: 21 Nov 1841[2]
Names of Parents: Israel (Smith) and Fanny Weidman[2]
Marital Status: Single[2]
Occupation: Farmer[2]
Term of Enlistment: 3 years[2]
Bounty Received: $50.00[2]
Enlistment Date: 11 Aug 1862[1]
Enlistment Place: Albany, NY
Enlistment Rank: Private[1]
State Served: New York
Regiment: 7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery[1][3]
Company: Company I[1]
Transfer Date: 1 Dec 1862
Transferred to: Company F
Captured on: 22 Jun 1864[1]
Captured at: Petersburg, VA or Weldon Railroad[1]
Imprisoned at: Andersonville, GA[1][3][2]
Died of Disease on: 25 Sept 1864[1][3]
Place of Death: Andersonville, GA[1][3]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 21[3]. He died of diarrhea and was buried in grave number 9973.[1] "was taken prisoner in Battle of Topotopomy and died a prisoner in Andersonville prison."
Sources Used: Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of NY for the year 1898; Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998;Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War

Death

Levi Smith died of diarrhea while imprisoned at Andersonville prison and was buried in grave number 9973.[1]

Obituary

Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War


Sources

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Annual Report of the Adjutant-General