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Smith H. Hastings
Hastings in c. 1865
December 27, 1843|
|Died||October 13, 1905(aged 61)|
||United States Army
|Unit||Company M, 5th Michigan Volunteer Cavalry Regiment|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Hastings was born in Quincy, Michigan on December 27, 1843. He was awarded the Medal of Honor, for extraordinary heroism on July 24, 1863, while serving as a Captain with Company M, 5th Michigan Volunteer Cavalry Regiment, at Newbys Crossroads, Virginia. His Medal of Honor was issued on August 2, 1897.
He died at the age of 61, on October 13, 1905 and was buried at the Riverside Cemetery in Denver, Colorado.
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