Person:James Smith (435)

James Smith
b.abt 1840
d.abt 1898
Facts and Events
Name James Smith
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt 1840
Death[3] abt 1898 possibly in Lorain County, Ohio

Civil War Service

Source: S1


Source: S2

  • Application 656038; Certificate 761225
  • Widow's Pension: Application 688079, Certificate 486039

Grand Army of the Republic

Smith was a member of GAR Lorain Post 448 in Lorain, Ohio. His death was reported in the proceedings of the Department of Ohio GAR's annual encampment in June 1899, placing his death in 1898 or early 1899.

  1. Foraker, J.B; H.A. Axline; and J.S. Robinson. Official roster of the soldiers of the state of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866. (Akron [Ohio]: Werner Co., 1886-1895).
  2.   United States. Veterans Administration. Organization index to pension files of veterans who served between 1861 and 1900- [1917]. (Washington, District of Columbia: The National Archives, 1949).
  3. Proceedings of the Thirty-Third Annual Encampment of the Department of Ohio, Grand Army of the Repub. (Columbus, Ohio: Nitschke Bros., 1899), 155.