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Joseph S Labill

  • Also Known As: Labille, Joseph S.
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company C,
    6th Missouri Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 22, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."
Medal of Honor Recipient Joseph S. Labill
Medal of Honor Recipient Joseph S. Labill
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 14, 1894
  • Born: 1837, Belgium
  • Died: 1911, Vandalia, IL, United States
  • Buried: Fairlawn-South Hill Cemetery (MH) (15-7), Vandalia, IL, United States

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