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SMITH, FRANCIS

smith francis m

Voluntarily remained with the body of his regimental commander under a heavy fire after the brigade had retired, and brought the body off the field.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Lieutenant & Adjutant (highest rank: Captain) 1st Maryland Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1865 Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland

Citation

Voluntarily remained with the body of his regimental commander under a heavy fire after the brigade had retired, and brought the body off the field.