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CMOHS.org - Private MAYES, WILLIAM B., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

MAYES, WILLIAM B.

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company K
Division: 11th Iowa Infantry
Born: Marion County, Ohio
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: DeWitt, Clinton County, Iowa
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Place / Date: Near Kenesaw Mountain, Ga., 15 June 1864
 
 


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Citation

With one companion and under a fierce fire from the enemy at short range went to the rescue of a wounded comrade who had fallen between the lines and carried him to a place of safety.