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CMOHS.org - Civilian Scout WOODALL, WILLIAM H., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

WOODALL, WILLIAM H.

Rank: Civilian Scout
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: Major General Philip H. Sheridan's Headquarters
Born:
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Winchester, Virginia
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Place / Date: Virginia, Appomattox campaign, Sailors Creek, March 29 to April 9, 1865
 
 


WOODALL, WILLIAM H. Photo
 
Citation

Was Chief Civilian Scout for Major General Philip H. Sheridan's Cavalry Corps, which consisted of VI and XIX Corps. Citation: Captured flag of Brigadier General Rufus Barringer's headquarters brigade. (In 1916, the general review of all Medals of Honor deemed 900 unwarranted. This recipient was one of them. In June 1989, the U.S. Army Board of Correction of Records restored the medal to this recipient.)