Joseph Sewall Smith (1836 - 1919)

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Birthplace: Wiscasset, Maine, USA
Death: Died
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About Joseph Sewall Smith

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Sewall Smith, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 27 October 1864, while serving with 2d Army Corps, in action at Hatcher's Run, Virginia. Lieutenant Colonel Smith led a part of a brigade, saved two pieces of artillery, captured a flag, and secured a number of prisoners. General Orders: Date of Issue: May 25, 1892

Action Date: October 27, 1864

Service: Army

Rank: Lieutenant Colonel

Division: 2d Army Corps

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November 27, 1836
Wiscasset, Maine, USA
January 25, 1919
Age 82
Arlington, Arlington, Virginia, USA