Smith, Henry H.
Age: 21, credited to Stowe, VTVITALS
Birth: abt 1841, Marshfield, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Gettysburg National Cemetery, PA
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HENRY H. SMITH
Was born in Marshfield; aged 21; was enrolled on Co. E., 13th Vt. Reg., Sept. 8, '62; mustered in Oct. 10, '62, as 1st Sgt; promoted to Serg. Maj., Feb. 18,'63; near the close of the Battle of Gettysburg, hit in the head with a piece of shell, killing him instantly; was buried by his company about 100 rods in the rear, near a small orchard about midway between Sugar Loaf and Cemetery Hills. He had received $50 from the town, and $5 from individuals. The same shot that killed Smith also killed Orson L. Carr, and wounded Gen. Stannard and Lieut. Kenfield.
Hemenway's Historical Gazetteer, 1871, ii:763
Submitted By: Deanna French.