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CMOHS.org - Captain SAGE, WILLIAM H., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

SAGE, WILLIAM H.

Rank: Captain
Organization: U.S. Army
Company:
Division: 23d U.S. Infantry
Born: Centerville, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Binghamton, N.Y.
G.O. Number:
Date of Issue: 07/24/1902
Accredited To:
Place / Date: Near Zapote River, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 13 June 1899
 
 


SAGE, WILLIAM H. Photo
 
Citation

With 9 men volunteered to hold an advanced position and held it against a terrific fire of the enemy estimated at 1,000 strong. Taking a rifle from a wounded man, and cartridges from the belts of others, Capt. Sage himself killed 5 of the enemy.