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CMOHS.org - First Lieutenant WHERRY, WILLIAM M., U.S. Army

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WHERRY, WILLIAM M.

Rank: First Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company D
Division: 3d U.S. Reserve Missouri Infantry
Born: 13 September 1836, St. Louis, Mo.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: St. Louis, Mo.
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Place / Date: At Wilsons Creek, Mo., 10 August 1861
 
 


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Citation

Displayed conspicuous coolness and heroism in rallying troops that were recoiling under heavy fire.