Private Mosby Smith, Civil War Veteran

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Private Mosby Smith, Civil War Veteran

Birthplace: IN, United States
Death: April 12, 1920 (74)
Veterans Home, Marion, Grant, IN, United States (Unknown)
Place of Burial: 1700 East 38th Street, Marion, Grant, Indiana, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jeremiah Smith and Cyntha Ann Smith
Husband of Eliza Smith; Nancy A. Smith and Kate (Harmon?) Smith
Father of Margaret May Moore; Jeremiah Smith; Reno Smith and Charles Samuel Smith
Brother of Martha Jane (Smith) Stimson; Lucinda Angeline Wilson and Wilson Crandal Smith

Occupation: Railroad Flagman
Managed by: Pamela Anne (Moore) Schuwerk Mit...
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About Private Mosby Smith, Civil War Veteran

United States Census, 1870 for Mosby Smith

name: Mosby Smith estimated birth year: 1847 gender: Male age in 1870: 23y color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, indian): White birthplace: Indiana home in 1870: Indiana, United States

	Household	Gender	Age

Adam Brower M 68y Daniel Ferguson M 53y William George M 20y

	 Mosby Smith	M	23y

Jennett Brower F 61y Liza Brower F 24y Howard Brower M 17y Harrison Brower M 15y Maggie Smith F 4m

United States Census, 1900 for Mosby Smith

name: Mosby Smith titles: residence: Indianapolis city, Marion, Indiana birth date: Aug 1845 birthplace: Indiana relationship to head-of-household: Self spouse name: Kate Smith spouse titles: spouse birth place: Indiana father name: father titles: father birthplace: mother name: mother titles: mother birthplace: race or color (expanded): White head-of-household name: gender: Male marital status: Married years married: 25 estimated marriage year: 1875 mother how many children: number living children: immigration year: enumeration district: 0119 sheet number and letter: 7B household id: 165 reference number: 95 gsu film number: 1240389 image number: 00652

	Household	Gender	Age
	 Mosby Smith	M	

spouse Kate Smith F

U.S. Civil War Veteran CO. I. 22 IND. INF.

Mosby Smith was born in 1847, in Indiana. He was the second of thirteen children born to Jeremiah and Cyntha Ann (Hendrickson) Smith. He served with the Union Army, as a private in Co. I., 22nd Indiana Infantry during the Civil War, from October, 1864, to July, 1865. He married Kate, in 1875, in Indiana, and they had at least three children, including Maggie (Smith) Moor. He died in the Veterans Home, in Indianapolis, Indiana, on April 12, 1920. His wife and probably two children preceded him in death.

Source: Family history, compiled by REN


Mosby Smith was married first to Eliza Brower on 11 June 1869 in Jennings County, Indiana. Their daughter, Margaret (Maggie) Smith Moore was born in March 1870. They are on the 1870 Census living with Eliza's Brower Family in Jennings County, Indiana. I have not found a death date or record for Eliza Brower Smith. According to 1900 Census, Mosby Smith and second wife, Kate, married in 1875. Kate died before 1910. Mosby and Eliza's daughter, Margaret Smith Moore died in 1940 and is buried with her husband, Edward Moore in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Source: Find A Grave member, J. Moore Aikman,

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[text omitted] Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama September 29-November 3 [1864]. March to the sea November 15-December 10. Louisville November 30. Siege of Savannah December 10-21. Campaign of the Carolinas January to April, 1865. Taylor's Hole Creek, Averysboro, N. C., March 16. Battle of Bentonville March 19-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. March to Washington, D. C., via Richmond, Va., April 29-May 19. Grand Review May 24. Moved to Louisville, Ky., June and duty there till July. Mustered out July 24, 1865.


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Private Mosby Smith, Civil War Veteran's Timeline

August 1845
IN, United States
March 29, 1870
Levett, IN, United States
Indiana, United States
April 12, 1878
Indiana, United States
January 5, 1884
Greenfield, Hancock County, IN, United States