George W. Smith enlisted into the Army as a Private, aged 28, on the 30th June, 1861. He mustered into Co. E., 62d NYSV on 3rd July, 1861. George W. Smith ended his service as a Corporal.
Reference: Tierney, J. (2006). “Roster of the 62nd NYSV Anderson Zouaves.” Unpublished.