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CMOHS.org - Sergeant WILCOX, WILLIAM H., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

WILCOX, WILLIAM H.

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company G
Division: 9th New Hampshire Infantry
Born: Lempster, N.H.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Lempster, N.H.
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Place / Date: At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864
 
 


WILCOX, WILLIAM H. Photo
 
Citation

Took command of his company, deployed as skirmishers, after the officers in command of the skirmish line had both been wounded, conducting himself gallantly; afterwards, becoming separated from command, he asked and obtained permission to fight in another company.