Smith, John E.

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John E. Smith was born in Pennsylvania around 1828 and served in the 3rd United States Colored Troops. According to his service records, Smith worked as a laborer before the Civil War. Smith was drafted on December 22, 1864 and joined Company B of the 3rd USCT. His military service ended on October 31, 1865 while stationed at Jacksonville, Florida. (By Don Sailer)

Life Summary

Full name
  John E. Smith
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
  Estimated
Gender
  Male
Race
  Black
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Free State
Occupation
  Military
  Other
Other Occupation
  Laborer
Relation to Slavery
  Free black

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