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Thomas Kilby Smith

Born: Sep 23, 1820

Death: Dec 14, 1887

Birthplace: Boston

Nationality: United States

Thomas Kilby Smith

Date of Birth : Sep 23, 1820
Date of Death : Dec 14, 1887
Birth Place : Boston

Thomas Kilby Smith was a lawyer, soldier, and diplomat from the state of Ohio who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War and then in the postbellum United States Army. He led a brigade and then a division in the Army of the Tennessee in several of the most significant campaigns of the Western Theater of operations before failing health forced him to a series of desk jobs.

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