SMITH, S. RODMOND - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Captain, Company C, 4th Delaware Infantry. Place and date: At Rowanty Creek, Va., 5 February 1865.

Entered service at:   Wilmington, Del.

Birth:   Delaware.

Date of issue:   8 April 1895.

Citation:   Swam the partly frozen creek under fire to establish a crossing.

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)