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James H or M Smith

7th MI Infantry, Company H  (1840 – ? )

 (Also known as James M Smith) This soldier may be James H. Smith who enlisted in Pontiac, MI on August 10, 1861 in the 7thMI Infantry,

Franklin Cemetery 2011

Company H at age 21 as a private.  He listed his residence as Oakland County, MI on his enlistment papers.  James was promoted on February 13, 1863 to Full Wagon-master (Brigade Wagon-master).  He survived the war and was mustered out on July 5, 1865 in Jeffersonville, IN.

James is buried in the Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, MI under the name J M Smith.

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