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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 and Taylor. 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.

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