Death of an officer.
Brigadier-General W. D. Smith
died at Charleston, S. C.
, on Saturday afternoon. He was in command of the First Military District, and had his headquarters at Charleston
He was 35 year a of age, and graduated at West Point
in his 19th year, and went through the Mexican
campaign with Scott
He resigned his position as 1st Lieutenant
in the United States Army when Georgia
, his native State, seceded.
His remains were taken to Augusta, Ga.
, for interment.