Corporal Thaddeus Stevens Smith

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PROFILE


Rank and organization:
Corporal, Company E, 6th Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (35th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry)
Place and date:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1863
Entered service at:
Unknown
Birth:
Franklin County, Pennsylvania
Date of issue:
May 5, 1900
Citation:
For bravery on the second day of battle, he 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.

Note: 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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Laurel Grove Cemetery
Port Townsend, Washington