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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

William Bumgarner

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    4th West Virginia 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."
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Mason City, Mason County, West Virginia
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 10, 1894
  • Born: July 12, 1837, Mason County, WV, United States
  • Died: December 24, 1911, Liberty Center, IN, United States
  • Buried: Mossburg Cemetery (PM) -, Liberty Center, Wells County, IN, United States

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