Frederick West Smith Co. K. 83 INF. OHIO VOLS. Died Mar. 17, 1915 AE. 68

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Frederick West Smith is a veteran of the civil war. See FAG Link. We need help adding to his profile with civil war sources and lineage. Any help is appreciated. 

Needs enlistment date and muster out date

Need Help with formatting profile better

Thank you wikitree family 

WikiTree profile: Frederick Smith
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Source: "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934", database, FamilySearch ( : 29 November 2018), Frederick W Smith, 1915.
Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934
: Frederick W Smith
: Death 1915  Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
: Father Frederick Smith

Source:  "United States Civil War and Later Pension Index, 1861-1917", database, FamilySearch ( : 24 March 2016), Frederick W. Smith, 1915.
United States Civil War and Later Pension Index, 1861-1917
: Frederick W. Smith
: Service 83 Inf Company K  Ohio
: Died March 17, 1915 Wethersfield, Conn.
: Filed May 4, 1891 Invalid
: Filed   30 Mar 1915 Widow
: Other Service ?''Gr. L 4 Ohio Cav''
: G 4 OH Cav
: K 83 OH Inf

Source: "United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 20 August 2019), Frederick W Smith, 1907-1933; citing NARA microfilm publication M850 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,636,125.
: Smith, Frederick W.
: Priv. K 83 Ohio
: Disability Dis. of r. knee ulceration results of scurvy
: Died March 17, 1915
: Widow Minnie M.  Smith 23 Wilcox St, Wethersfield, Conn.

See also:  "United States Civil War Soldiers Index, 1861-1865," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2014), Frederick W. Smith, Private, Company K, 83rd Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Union; citing NARA microfilm publication M552 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 100; FHL microfilm 882,313.
by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (764k points)
selected by Andrew Simpier
Hi Chris,

I added many of the sources to his profile. Thank you especially the sources
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Name: Frederick W. Smith
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Hamilton Co., Ohio
Marriage Date: 4 May 1883
Marriage Place: Clinton, Clinton, Iowa
Father: F. J. Smith
Mother: E. A. Gense
Spouse: Minnie M. Hines
FHL Film Number: 1005211
Reference ID: 2:3QQSNRD

Source Information Iowa, Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2014.

Original data: Iowa, Marriages. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.

by Marion Poole G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)

It’s him and matches the other sources. His wife is a Minnie M. Himes. Father is Frederick Smith. I found her obit is on her profile

Thank you

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Marshall, T. B. History of the Eighty-third Ohio Volunteer Infantry, The Eighty-third Ohio Volunteer Infantry Association, Cincinatti, OH, 1912 p. 227

Roster 83rd Regiment Ohio Infantry Company K
: Smith, Frederick W.   Rank Private: Age 18: Entered Service Aug.1 8, 1862: Term 3 yrs

Also at: p. 618
by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (764k points)
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Wulsin, Lucien, &  Eleanor N. Adams, The story of the Fourth Regiment Ohio Veteran Volunteer Cavalry,      Cincinnati, OH, 1912  (History) p. 188:

Company G  Roster  p. 191
: Smith, Frederick W.  Private: Age 17: Entered Service February 24, 1863: Term 3yrs: Transferred to Co. L. ___; mustered out with company July 15, 1865

Company L Roster p. 208
: Smith, Frederick W.  Private:  Age 17: Entered Service February 24, 1864: Term 3yrs: Transferred to Co. G.
by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (764k points)
Interesting one source has him 18 yrs old and this at 17 yrs old

Added wife to him as it matches findagrave and available sources

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