"Battle of Jonesville" Smith family story
Washington Smith died of gangrene, from complications of a knee wound. He is buried there.
(JAMES W. SMITH, husband of Jane R. Garrett
HH #509, 43 CO. K, Bugler, Enlisted 17 Dec 1861)
Company K was involved in the following battles:
Camp Creek, Stone River Valley, WVA May 1, 1862
Giles Court House May 10, 1862
Lewisburg, WVA May 23, 1862
Jenkins Raid into Ohio Aug.22-Sept. 19, 1862
Weston, WVA Aug. 30, 1862
Glenville, WVA Aug. 31, 1862
White Sulphur Springs, WVA Aug. 26-27, 1863
Rogersville, TN Nov. 6, 1863
Jonesville, VA Jan. 3, 1864
Info is provided by Lambert's Papers 4:13....The Smith household was included in the 1850 and 1860 census of Wayne Co. One great granddaughter, Pauline Smith Gilkerson, recalls seeing a picture of James Washington, which had a lock of his red hair attached.
Alternative dob for Washington, per "Bloss-Pyles-Ross-Sellards" book by Harry Sellards Jr., of 11/4/1818.
Wayne County Census of 7/29/1850 has listed: James W., 36 year-old farmer, dwelling 248, living with Jane, age 26 and the following children: William F. age 3, Sarah E. age 2, and James M., age 1.
Please looked under "mystery photos" for a possible photo of James Washington Smith.