Corporal Thaddeus Stevens Smith
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.
Laurel Grove Cemetery
Port Townsend, Washington