★★★ -Smith. Samuel Granville

Samuel Granville Smith:
Born: April 15, 1835

Birthplace: Nashville Tennessee
Father: Thomas Smith 1800 – 1874
Mother: Elizabeth Anderson Robertson 1813 – 1891

Attended Western Military Institute & University of Nashville

Occupation before War:
Plantation Manager in Arkansas

Civil War Career:
1861 – 1862: Captain Company E 6th​ Arkansas Infantry Regiment
1862: Major of 6th​ Arkansas Infantry Regiment
1862 – 1864: Colonel of 6th​ Arkansas Infantry Regiment
1862 – 1863: Participated in Battle of Stones River Wounded in battle
1864: Captured during the Battle of Jonesboro Georgia
1864: Prisoner of War when he died from fever

September 28, 1864
Place of Death: 20th​ Army Corps Hospital Atlanta Georgia
Age at time of Death: 29 years old
Cause of Death: Fever
Burial Place: Mount Olivet Cemetery Nashville Tennessee


Sep 15, 2018
South Texas
The Co. that he was captain of, Co. E 6th Ark., was the Dixie Grays.By May 10th of 1862 he was Colonel of the regiment.

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