SMITH, RICHARD - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company B, 95th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Weldon Railroad, Va., 21 August 1864.

Entered service at:   Harverstraw, Rockland County, N.Y.

Birth:   Harverstraw, Rockland County, N.Y.

Date of issue:   13 March 1865.

Citation:   Captured 2 officers and 20 men of Hagood's brigade while they were endeavoring to make their way back through the woods.

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)