Congressional Medal of Honor Society
Stories of Sacrifice
Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army
William "Billy" Dixon
- Rank: Scout (civilian)
- Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
- Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
- Medal of Honor Action Date: September 12, 1874
- Medal of Honor Action Place: Washita River, Texas, USA
Gallantry in action.
- Awarded Posthumously: No
- Presentation Date & Details: November 7, 1874
Medal issued in 1874; Dixon's Medal of Honor was rescinded following the 1916-1917 review of Army Medal of Honor awards as he was a civilian at the time of his valor; he was restored to the Medal of Honor Roll in 1989.
- Born: September 25, 1850, Ohio County, WV, United States
- Died: March 9, 1913, Texline, Dallam County, TX, United States
- Buried: Adobe Walls Battlefield Site (MH), Adobe Walls, TX, United States