William Crawford Smith was a Private in Company B of the 12 Virginia Infantry and was wounded at Crampton’s Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862, and captured nearby. He was Color Sergeant of the regiment by late 1863 and was wounded again, in the Wilderness, VA in 1864, but survived to be surrendered at Appomattox Court House in April 1865.

After the War he was a builder and architect in Nashville, TN. His most visible legacy is the re-created Parthenon in Nashville. It’s quite a sight.

[2011 photo by the author]

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