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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation


Thaddeus S Smith

Organization: Company E, 6th Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry

Entered Service: unknown

Birth: Franklin County, Pa.

Date Medal Issued: 5 May 1900.

Date of Action: 2 July 1863.

Place of Action: Gettysburg, Pa.


Was 1 of 6 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.


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