★★★ -Smith, Robert Anderson

Robert Anderson Smith:
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Born: December 19, 1824
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Birthplace: Clinton Georgia
Father: Colonel James Smith 1788 – 1852
(Buried: Rose Hill Cemetery Macon Georgia)
Mother: Elizabeth Cleveland 1792 – 1879
(Buried: Rose Hill Cemetery Macon Georgia)
Wife:
Catherine A. Dowdell 1826 – 1851
(Buried: Rose Hill Cemetery Macon Georgia)
Children:
Juliet A. Smith Iverson Unknown – 1885
(Buried: Rose Hill Cemetery Macon Georgia)

Education:
Graduated from Oglethorpe College

Occupation before War:
Attorney in Macon Georgia
President of Macon YMCA
1857 – 1861: Captain of Macon Volunteers Militia

Civil War Career:
1861: Captain Company B 2nd​ Georgia Battalion
1862: Colonel of 44th​ Georgia Infantry Regiment
1862: Mortally Wounded three times at Mechanicsville Virginia



Died: June 26, 1862
Place of Death: Richmond Virginia
Cause of Death: War Wounds
Age at time of Death: 37 years old
Burial Place: Rose Hill Cemetery Macon Georgia
 
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