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Federal (USV)

Private

Richard M. Smith

(1844 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 130th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A laborer living in Peach Bottom Township, he mustered into service in Company I, 130th Pennsylvania Infantry on 9 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing Bates' information in his excellent database.

Birth

1844; York County, PA

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Slateville Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Delta, PA

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11301]