Smith Larimer MOH

b. 17/03/1829 Richland County, Ohio. d. 20/02/1881 Mansfield, Ohio.

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/04/1865 Deatonsville (Sailor’s Creek), Virginia.

Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the Union Army in Company G, 2d Ohio Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 6, 1865 at Deatonsville (Sailor’s Creek), Virginia. His citation reads “Capture of flag of Major General Joseph Brezard Kershaw’s headquarters.” He received the Medal on May 3, 1865.

 

MOH CITATION:

Capture of flag of Maj. Gen. Joseph Brezard Kershaw’s headquarters.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: MARLOW CEMETERY, MANSFIELD, OHIO.

ROW 7, GRAVE 1.

LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.

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