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Marriage & Children
Before he served in the Civil War, Levi worked as a farmer.
|Place of Birth:||Potters Hollow|
|Date of Birth:||21 Nov 1841|
|Names of Parents:||Israel (Smith) and Fanny Weidman|
|Term of Enlistment:||3 years|
|Enlistment Date:||11 Aug 1862|
|Enlistment Place:||Albany, NY|
|State Served:||New York|
|Regiment:||7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery|
|Transfer Date:||1 Dec 1862|
|Transferred to:||Company F|
|Captured on:||22 Jun 1864|
|Captured at:||Petersburg, VA or Weldon Railroad|
|Imprisoned at:||Andersonville, GA|
|Died of Disease on:||25 Sept 1864|
|Place of Death:||Andersonville, GA|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 21. He died of diarrhea and was buried in grave number 9973. "was taken prisoner in Battle of Topotopomy (Totopotomoy Creek) and died a prisoner in Andersonville prison."
Born in Rensselaerville, Age 21, Farmer, Blue eyes, Light hair, Light complexion, 6' tall.
|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|
Levi Smith died of diarrhea while imprisoned at Andersonville prison and was buried in grave number 9973.
Additional Research Notes
- 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
- Annual Report of the Adjutant-General
- NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases