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 Samuel Rodmond Smith

Samuel Rodmond Smith

Birth
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 30 Sep 1912 (aged 71)
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 8050 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served as Captain of Company C, 4th Delaware Infantry. On February 5, 1865 at Rowanty Creek, Virginia, he swam the partially frozen creek under enemy fire and established a safe crossing for his troops. He was awarded the CMOH for this act in 1895.

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  • Added: 8 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8050
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Rodmond Smith (20 Apr 1841–30 Sep 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8050, citing Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .