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 Thaddeus Stevens Smith

Thaddeus Stevens Smith

Birth
Cumberland Village, Greene County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 14 Mar 1933 (aged 85)
Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Washington, USA
Burial Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Washington, USA
Plot GAR Section, Block 198
Memorial ID 19566 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Corporal in Company E, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves (35th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry). He was awarded the CMOH for bravery on the 2nd day of the Battle of Gettysburg (July 2, 1863). His citation reads "Was one of six volunteers who charged upon a log house near the Devil's Den, where a squad of the enemy's sharpshooters were sheltered, and compelled their surrender". His Medal was issued on May 5, 1900. The five other 6th Pennsylvania Reserve soldiers who were awarded the CMOH for this action were John W. Hart, J. Levi Roush, George Mears, Chester S. Furman and Wallace Johnson.

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  • Added: 18 Jan 2001
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thaddeus Stevens Smith (13 May 1847–14 Mar 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19566, citing Laurel Grove Cemetery, Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .