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From: Mary Ellis <>
Subject: Re: [NCROOTS] Smithville, NC
Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2000 21:36:38 -0500
Yes, I realize that Smithfield is a town in NC. That is why it surprised me
when I found out that the Smithfield that Westbrook Tart actually died in was
what is now Southport. He is from Harnett Co. NC.
Westbrook Tart is my husbands 2 great grandfather.
Joyce Wolfe wrote:
> Mary - Smithfield, NC is still very much alive and well and is more than
> 60-70 miles from the ocean. Southport is on the ocean close to the South
> Carolina border.
> Is Westbrook Tart a family member? I am also descended from a member of
> the NC 10th Battalion NC Heavy Artillery. Maybe we can exchange some
> information on the unit.
> Bob Wolfe
> > [Original Message]
> > From: Mary Ellis <>
> > To: <>
> > Date: 12/11/00 7:24:57 PM
> > Subject: Re: [NCROOTS] Smithville, NC
> > Westbrook Tart was killed in the Civil War in Smithfield. I thought it
> > Smithfield, NC also since that is close to where he lived. But, in
> reading about
> > his group I found out that during the Civil War Smithfield was what is now
> > Southport, NC .
> > He was a Private in this unit, Company B. 10th Battalion NC Heavy
> > Mary Ellis
> > >
> > >
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > > Does anyone know where Smithville, NC is located? I was thinking
> > > but that is not correct.
> > > Thanks,
> > > Joy
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