Categories: Confederate States of America.
Confederate soldier and educator. Son of Joseph Lee Smith.
Nicknamed "Seminole" for his native state. Civil War Confederate General. There are several internet websites about this famous ancestor. Search for Edmund Kirby Smith for more information.
grad US Military Academy 1845, served with his brother in Mex-Amer War. He did not join the Confederate Army until his home state of Florida seceded in 1861.
The ONLY Smith in the Statuary Halls of the US Capitol is Edmund Kirby Smith (1824 FL -1893) Confederate General -Civil War [s/o- Joseph Lee & Frances (Kirby) Smith] >> to Joseph b.1682 CT m. Mary Royce of GROUP 18 - The 4SmithBrothers family
Info about him in "Famous Americans" under his father's name of Joseph Lee Smith.
GEN. E. KIRBY SMITH was born in St. Augustine, Fla., in 1824, . . .Goodspeed's Biographical, Franklin County, TN
Edmund Kirby Smith, a native of St. Augustine, Florida, was one of the most despised Civil War commanders in East Tennessee. Tennessee Encyclopedia
FindAGrave.com memorial #8829 in University Cem, Sewanee, Franklin, TN
Descendant of yDNA group NE18 brother William Smith (c1617 ENG-1670 CT) m Elizabeth Stanley on SmithConnections Northeastern DNA Project.
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