Richard A. Smith

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Rank - Sergeant
Company - D
Regiment - 31
Born - ca 1842
Died - 23 March 1863 at Savannah, GA
Township - St. Mary's

Richard A. Smith at age 20 enlisted in Auburn, NC as a Private on 18 September 1861 and was present until captured at Roanoke Island, NC on 8 February 1862.  He was paroled at Elizabeth City on 21 February 1862 and returned to duty around 15 September 1862.  He died of typhoid fever in Savannah, GA and is buried in the Laurel Grove Cemetery.  Sgt. Smith was the son of Calvin A. Smith and Dolly Carroll/Carrell.


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