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Willard Moon Smith
Birth: Jul. 22, 1840
Olean
Cattaraugus County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1918

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps. His citation reads "On board the USS Brooklyn during the action against rebel forts and gunboats, and with the ram Tennessee in Mobile Bay, on 5 August 1864. Despite severe damage to his ship and the loss of several men on board as enemy fire continued to fall, Cpl. Smith fought his gun with skill and courage throughout the furious two-hour battle which resulted in the surrender of the rebel ram Tennessee." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Elmlawn Cemetery
Kenmore
Erie County
New York, USA
Plot: Catalph Lawn Section, Lot 62
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Jan 22, 2004
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