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CMOHS.org - Major POWELL, WILLIAM H., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

POWELL, WILLIAM H.

Rank: Major
Organization: U.S. Army
Company:
Division: 2d West Virginia Cavalry
Born: England
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Ironton, Ohio
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Place / Date: At Sinking Creek Valley, Va., 26 November 1862
 
 


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Citation

Distinguished services in raid, where with 20 men, he charged and captured the enemy's camp, 500 strong, without the loss of man or gun.