SMITH, JOSEPH S. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Lieutenant Colonel and Commissary of Subsistence, 2d Army Corps.
Place and date:   At Hatchers Run, Va., 27 October 1864. Entered service at: Maine.

Birth:   Wiscasset, Maine.

Date of issue:   25 May 1892.

Citation:   Led a part of a brigade, saved 2 pieces of artillery, captured a flag, and secured a number of prisoners.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)