Smith, Odell

Ca. 1840 - ????

Odell Smith was born around 1840 in Henderson, Tennessee. At the time of his enlistment, he was by occupation a farmer. During the Fort Pillow Massacre on April 12, 1864, Smith was taken prisoner by Confederate forces. He later managed an escape, returned to his regiment, and served the United States until his regiment was mustered out of the service in January 1866.

Muster Rolls

June 20, 1863: Muster In
June 20 to 30, 1863: Present
July and August, 1863: Present
September and October, 1863: Present; due U.S. for canteen 44 cts
November and December, 1863: Present
January and February, 1864: Present
March and April, 1864: Present
March and April, 1864: Fort Pickering, Tenn.; present
May and June, 1864: Not stated
to August 31, 1864: Not stated
September and October, 1864: Not stated; lost gun wiper & screw driver
November and December, 1864: Present; lost gun wiper & s. driver
January and February, 1865: Present; promoted to corpl. Jany 16/65. Lost gun wiper, screw driver, & c. wrench
March and April, 1865: Present; reduced to ranks March 19/65. Lost one Haversack.
May and June, 1865: Present; lost Haversack two great coat straps wiper, screw driver, & cone wrench
July and August, 1865: Absent; sick in General Hosptl, Memphis. Lost one screw driver, cone wrench & wiper & Haversack. Due U.S. for camp & G. Eq. 95 cts
September and October, 1865: Present
November and December, 1865: Present
January 12, 1866: Muster Out; Due U.S. for Ordnace 43 cts Due U.S. for C. and G.E. 98 cts

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