SERGEANT EDWIN R. SMITH

Unknown DOB – October 21, 1863; unknown age
Enlisted on April 24, 1861
Mustered in May 14, 1861 (3 months)
Unit #1: 3rd Infantry, Connecticut Volunteers, Company G
Mustered in again on August 28, 1862
Unit #2: 17th Infantry, Connecticut Volunteers, Company A

Died from “dropsy of the pericardium”, a heart condition, on October 21, 1863.


Buried at Beaufort National Cemetery, 1601 Boundary Street, Beaufort, South Carolina; Section 36, Grave 4010 (right next to Pvt George B. Hendricks, also from Norwalk). Photo from findagrave.com.


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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.

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