A. Sidney Smith, Union, Fifth Kentucky Infantry, “The Louisville Legion.” Promoted First Lieutenant after serving as Sergeant Major. A. Sidney Smith was born in Missouri. He enlisted on March 1, 1863 at Murfreesboro, TN as a Private. On April 3, 1863 he mustered into “I” Co. KY 5th Infantry. During the war he was promoted from private to sergeant, to 2nd Lt. on August 18, 1862, and 1st Lt. on March 1, 1863. He resigned on March 25, 1864. He subsequently served in the US Army from June 18, 1867 until Jan. 31, 1871.
eBay auction, January 2011