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Herschel V. Smith
The Last of the 28 Members of G.A.R. Post

Guthrie Daily Leader
March 15, 1946  Page 1

Logan Pioneer, 100, Dies Today In Local Home

Civil War Veteran Who Marched With Sherman Is Dead

Herschel V. Smith, 100 year old Civil war veteran, died this morning at his home, 1304 W. Cleveland.

Smith was born in Kentucky but was reared in Iowa. He served with an Iowa Union regiment which made the famous
march from Atlanta to the sea. He was an active member of the G.A.R.

He served eight years as mayor of Crescent, where he lived from 1904 to 1944. He moved to Guthrie a year and a
half ago.

Survivors include two sons, Scott S. Smith, Guthrie and Victor Smith, Burbank, CA; two daughters, Mrs A.A. Hart,
Crescent and Mrs Gardner Bromley, North Hollywood, CA; nine grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, 10 great
great grandchildren, and one great great great grandchild.

Services will be announced by Smith funeral home.

Herschel V. SMITH  
born: August 27, 1845 Dare Co., Kentucky
died: March 10,1946 Guthrie, Logan Co. Oklahoma
Co.H. 45th Reg. Iowa
Spouse: Amanda HURST 
1848 - 1931
Father: Jeremiah SMITH
Mother: Sarah RAPER
Cause of death: Myocarditis Coronary oclusion
Burial: Crescent, Logan Co., Oklahoma

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