Soldiers Records

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Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War, Virginia Center for Digital History, University of Virginia
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Personal Information Enlistment Records

Name: Thomas Martin Smiley

Birth Place: Augusta Co.

Date of Birth: 8/31/1840

Physical Description:

Prewar Life:1860 Census, Farmhand, age 17, 1st District, Augusta Co.

Date of Enlistment: 4/16/1861

Place of Enlistment: Augusta Co.

Age at Enlistment:

Occupation at Enlistment:Farmer

Conscript or Substitute:

Service Information Military Service Record

Rank: Pvt.

Company: D

Transfer Company:

Regiment: 5th Va. Inf.

Promotions: To Sgt. 07-01-1863

Transfers and Other Service:

Muster Sheet:


Missing In Action:





Paroled: //


Wounded/Killed Information Other Information

Died of Disease:

Killed in Action:

Wounded in Action: Chancellorsville, hand and face - 5/3/1863


Died of Wounds:

Personal Life: Brother of Ovid L. Abney

Family Number from 1860 census: 1345 (Click on number to see the 1860 census record)

Dwelling Number from 1860 census: 1363 (Click on number to see the 1860 census record)

Postwar Life: 1870 Census, Farmer, age 27, Riverheads District, Augusta Co. Membership application for Stonewall Jackson Camp No. 25 C. V. Staunton 08-22-92; collected the information for Co. D's muster roll published in Staunton Vindicator 03-03-93 obituary states he was a sharpshooter

Death Place: near Moffett's Creek

Date of Death: 11/11/1920

Cause of Death:

Burial Place: New Providence Presbyterian Church Cemetery