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 Posted: Sun Apr 3rd, 2011 05:00 am
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Sarah wrote: My grandmother swears that we have in our history a Civil War general.  How exciting!  But of course it has to be a General John Smith, one of the most common names ever.  And I don't know what side he fought for, as he likely either came from Virginia or West Virginia (though really it could be any state below the Mason-Dixon).  I don't know really anything else other than his name.

It's a long shot, I know, but has anyone heard of a General John Smith?

Here is a link that list all generals that served in the civil war both North and South...

Form these list the was just one general named John E. Smith and he fought for the union...


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