Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home Resident

Peter A. Smith

Admission Date: November 29, 1906 - age 64

Residence: Wapella, DeWitt County, Illinois

Birth: January 24, 1842, Dearborn County, Indiana

Service: Civil War, 2nd Illinois Light Artillery, Co. I, Private

Disability: Total deafness

Pension: $12.00 per month, # 212784

Death: Date Unknown

Family Members: Sarah J. Smith, wife; Frank Smith, son; Lewis A. Smith, son

Doctor: Dr. C. E. Ehle, Surgeon

Occupation: Blacksmith

Notes: It is unknown if he was ever admitted, because his application is the only document in his file.  The handwriting is hard to read, so he may have been born in January or June.

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