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Smith H Hastings
Birth: Dec. 27, 1843
Branch County
Michigan, USA
Death: Oct. 13, 1905
Denver County
Colorado, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Colonel in the US Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Captain in Troop M, 5th Michigan Cavalry for action at Newbys Crossroads, Virginia on July 24, 1863. His citation reads "While in command of a squadron in rear guard of a cavalry division, then retiring before the advance of a corps of infantry, was attacked by the enemy and, orders having been given to abandon the guns of a section of field artillery with the rear guard that were in imminent danger of capture, he disregarded the orders received and aided in repelling the attack and saving the guns." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
Family links: 
  Celia Ann Witter Hastings (1845 - 1943)*
  Lucile Howard Thompson (1871 - 1960)*
  Susie Edna Hastings (1871 - 1931)*
  Florence V Hastings (1884 - 1951)*
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Riverside Cemetery
Denver County
Colorado, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Jan 25, 2003
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Smith H Hastings
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Honoring your heroism and service for the preservation of the Union.
- Wagon Master
 Added: Mar. 16, 2017
Thank you, Colonel for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Oct. 13, 2016

- Scott Braddy
 Added: Mar. 25, 2016
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