Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Lieut. Colonel Joseph A. Smith” in article pos=44 of The Daily Dispatch: October 17, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...assed upon by the Army Retiring Board, with the disposition made of each.
The retirement in each instance is honorable:
Brigadier-General Sylvester Churchill, Inspector General, retired.
Lieut. Colonel Joseph A. Smith , Seventh Infantry, retired.
Capt. Howard Stansbury, Topographical Engineers, retired.
Col. John S. Simson, Third Cavalry, retired.
Major N. C. Macrea, Third Infantry, retired.
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