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Samuel Rodmond Smith-Wilmington, DE
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 39° 45.102 W 075° 33.144
18S E 452676 N 4400344
Quick Description: Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient for action at Rowanty Creek, VA on February 5, 1865. He is buried in Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery, Wilmington, DE in Section XI, Lot 6.
Location: Delaware, United States
Date Posted: 5/14/2019 4:32:47 PM
Waymark Code: WM10JAX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
He was born on April 20, 1841 in Wilmington, DE and died on September 30, 1912 in Miami, FL. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: SMITH, S. RODMOND
• Rank and organization: Captain, Company C, 4th Delaware Infantry
• Place and date: At Rowanty Creek, Va., 5 February 1865
• Entered service at: Wilmington, Del.
• Date of issue: 8 April 1895
Citation: Swam the partly frozen creek under fire to establish a crossing.
Armed Service: Army

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