N. P. Smith

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N. P. Smith
Co. B. 5 Tx. Cav.
Oct. 2, 1908
Aged 76 yrs.
Full Name: N. P. Smith
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 1 (F)
Row:A  Number:29
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: 1832 
Died: October 2, 1908 
Burial Date:  
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Tennessee 
Occupation: Farmer 
Marital Status: Widower 
Came To Texas: 1854 
Residence: Hornsby, Travis Co., Texas 
Admitted To Home: May 5, 1903 
Army: Trans Mississippi 
Brigade: Green's 
Regiment: 5th Texas Cav. 

SMITH, N. P. (1832~1908) N.P. Smith was born in Tennessee in 1832. He moved to Texas in 1854 and lived in Travis County.

During the Civil War he belonged to Company B, 5th Texas Cavalry, Green's Brigade in the Trans-Mississippi Department. The 5th was organized in September 1861 and participated in many skirmishes in New Mexico and Louisiana including Valverde, Glorieta Pass, Mansfield, and Pleasant Hill. The 5th was surrendered by E.K. Smith on May 26, 1865.

Smith was a widowed farmer before he was admitted to the Confederate Men's Home on May 5, 1903. He died at the Home on October 2, 1908.

Further information is available through the Texas State Cemetery research department.

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