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CMOHS.org - First Lieutenant McCAMMON, WILLIAM W., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

McCAMMON, WILLIAM W.

Rank: First Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company E
Division: 24th Missouri Infantry
Born: Ohio
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Montgomery County, Mo.
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Place / Date: At Corinth, Miss., 3 October 1862
 
 


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Citation

While on duty as provost marshal, voluntarily assumed command of his company, then under fire, and so continued in command until the repulse and retreat of the enemy on the following day, the loss to this company during the battle being very great.