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Preston Smith (December 25, 1823 – September 19, 1863) was a lawyer and soldier from the state of Tennessee who served as a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He was killed in action during a night attack during the Battle of Chickamauga in northern Georgia. Preston Smith was born in Giles County, Tennessee.
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Sumter Guards uniform coat (pictured below), worn by Captain D. Huger Bacot in the 1870s, and perhaps earlier, since the coat may be Civil War manufacture. The collar and cuffs represent the infantry as specified by the system of branch color developed during the Civil War. Charleston Museum.
Robert B. Holman, the child of James C. and Martha Holman, was born 18 April 1841, in Robertson County, TN. On 16 May 1862 he enlisted as a private in Company C, 14th Tennessee Infantry, CSA at Springfield. He was wounded 9 August 1862 and again on 13 December 1862 at Fredericksburg. He died from wounds in POW Hospital #6 at Richmond, Virginia. (Goodspeed's History of Tennessee, pp. 856-859) Robert enlisted for 1 year by W. Lowe. Last paid by A. J. Allensworth Oct.31, 1862