Recipient Detail

 

BABCOCK, WILLIAM J.

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company E
Division: 2d Rhode Island Infantry
Born: Griswold, Conn.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: South Kingston, R.I.
G.O. Number:
Date of Issue: 03/02/1895
Accredited To:
Place / Date: At Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865
 
 


BABCOCK, WILLIAM J. Photo
 
Citation

Planted the flag upon the parapet while the enemy still occupied the line; was the first of his regiment to enter the works.