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Wilmington in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Samuel Rodmond Smith

April 20, 1842 Sept 30, 1912

 
 
Samuel Rodmond Smith Marker-Back image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 2, 2000
1. Samuel Rodmond Smith Marker-Back
Inscription. Soldier of the Civil War, Lieutenant 4 Delaware Infantry 1862, Captain 4 Delaware Infantry 1863, Brevetted Major U.S. Volunteers and awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for gallant and meritorious services.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 39° 45.114′ N, 75° 33.144′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on Delaware Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is in Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery, Section XI Lot 6. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington DE 19801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Read Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard Bassett (within shouting distance of this marker); John McKinly (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Old Cathedral Cemetery (about 800 feet away); Delaware Children's Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. mile away); Sugar Bowl (approx. 0.3 miles away); Looking Back (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Samuel Rodmond Smith Marker-Front image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, January 2, 2000
2. Samuel Rodmond Smith Marker-Front
His Medal of Honor information and citation is: SMITH, S. RODMOND Rank and organization: Captain, Company C, 4th Delaware Infantry Place and date: At Rowanty Creek, Va., 5 February 1865 Entered service at: Wilmington, Del. Date of issue: 8 April 1895 Citation: Swam the partly frozen creek under fire to establish a crossing.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 4, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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