PRIVATE WILLIAM SMEDLEY

1819? – June 20, 1865 (Jacksonville, FL); 46 years old
Enlisted August 27, 1862
Mustered in August 28, 1862
Unit: 17th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company H

Taken prisoner May 2, 1863 at Chancellorsville, VA. Paroled May 15, 1863.

Died June 20, 1865 “by falling from a window causing rupture blood vessel.”


Memorialized in family plot, Riverside Cemetery, Riverside Avenue, Norwalk, CT; Section 7. Photo from findagrave.com.


END

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: