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Richard Smith-Haverstraw, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 41° 11.736 W 073° 58.344
18T E 586167 N 4560979
Quick Description: Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient for action at Weldon Railroad, VA on August 21, 1864. He is buried in Mount Repose Cemetery, Haverstraw, NY in Section 9 W, Plot 34.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 5/14/2019 4:24:44 PM
Waymark Code: WM10JAV
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Long Description:
He was born on January 9, 1840 in Haverstraw, NY and died on June 13, 1918. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: SMITH, RICHARD
• Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 95th New York Infantry
• Place and date: At Weldon Railroad, Va., 21 August 1864
• Entered service at: Harverstraw, Rockland County, N.Y.
• Date of issue: 13 March 1865
Citation: Captured 2 officers and 20 men of Hagood's brigade while they were endeavoring to make their way back through the woods.
Armed Service: Army

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