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MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM "EXTRA BILLY" SMITH ~ COLONEL 49th VIRGINIA INFANTRY
Item #: CWB5143
MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM
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5" x 7"
no backmark
 
Born: 09/06/1897 in King George County, VA
Died: 05/18/1887 in Warrenton, VA
 
Promotions
Date
To Rank
Full/Brevet
Army/Vol
Comments
 
Colonel
Full
Vol
49th VA Inf
 01/31/63 
Brig-Gen
Full
Vol
 
 08/12/63 
Major-Gen
Full
Vol
Resigned 12/31/63 (elected Gov of VA)

 

Colonel, Forty-ninth Virginia Infantry, 1861.
   
    Brigadier general, P. A. C. S., January 31, 1863.
   
    Major general, P. A. C. S., August 30, 1863.
   
    Resigned December 31, 1863, having been elected Governor of Virginia.
   

    Died at Warrenton, Virginia, May 18, 1889.
   
    Commands.
   
    Brigade composed of the Fifty-eighth Virginia Regiment, Colonel Board;
    Fifty-second Virginia Regiment, Colonel Harman; Thirteenth Virginia
    Regiment, Colonel Terrell; Thirty-first Virginia Regiment, Colonel
    Hoffman; and Forty-ninth Virginia Regiment, Colonel Gibson,
    January, 1863.
   
    At the battle of Chancellorsville, May 3, 1863, brigade composed of
    Thirteenth, Forty-ninth, Fifty-second, Fifty-eighth and Thirty-first
    Virginia Regiments, Early's Division, Army of Northern Virginia.

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