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Thomas Smith-Johnson City, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 36° 18.774 W 082° 22.590
17S E 376427 N 4019533
Quick Description: Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient for action on board the USS Magnolia during the attack on St. Marks, FL on March 6, 1865. He is buried in Mountain Home National Cemetery, Johnson City, TN in Section G, Row 1, Site 3.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 5/14/2019 4:42:43 PM
Waymark Code: WM10JAY
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Long Description:
He was born in 1838 in England and died on October 22, 1905. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: SMITH, THOMAS
• Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy
• Accredited to: New York
• G.O. No.. 59, 22 June 1865
Citation: As seaman on board the U.S.S. Magnolia, St. Marks, Fla., 5 and 6 March 1865. Serving with the Army in charge of Navy howitzers during the attack on St. Marks and throughout this fierce engagement, Smith made remarkable efforts in assisting transport of the gun, and his coolness and determination in courageously standing by his gun while under the fire of the enemy were a credit to the service to which he belonged.
Armed Service: Navy

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