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Smith, Henry H.
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 21, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/8/62, m/i10/10/62, 1SGT, Co. E, 13th VT INF, pr SGTMAJ, 2/23/63, kia, Gettysburg, 7/3/63

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VITALS
Birth: abt 1841, Marshfield, VT
Death: 07/03/1863

Burial: Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA
Marker/Plot: A-25
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 28654097
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: 13th Vt. History off-site
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Biography

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.