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Wilson Smith

  • Birth 6 Sep 1841 Madison, Madison County, New York, USA
  • Death 22 Feb 1901 Rome, Oneida County, New York, USA
  • Burial Rome, Oneida County, New York, USA
  • Plot Section J, Lot 66
  • Memorial ID 8285267

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Battery H, 3d New York Light Artillery. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on September 6, 1862 at Washington, North Carolina. His citation reads "Took command of a gun (the lieutenant in charge having disappeared) and fired the same so rapidly and effectively that the enemy was repulsed, although for a time a hand-to-hand conflict was had over the gun."

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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 16 Jan 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8285267
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Wilson Smith (6 Sep 1841–22 Feb 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8285267, citing Rome Cemetery, Rome, Oneida County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .