of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
SMITH, FRANCIS M.
Rank and Organization: First Lieutenant and Adjutant, 1st Maryland Infantry. Place
and Date: At Dabney Mills, Va., 6 February 1865. Entered Service At: Frederick,
Md. Birth: Frederick, Md. Date Of Issue: 13 August 1895.
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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