Congressional Medal of Honor Society Receives More Awards for Documentaries

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Congressional Medal of Honor Society

Stories of Sacrifice

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

William F John

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company E,
    37th Ohio 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: Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 14, 1894
  • Born: October 25, 1844, Germany
  • Died: August 29, 1927, Hutchings, KS, United States
  • Buried: Prattsburg Cemetery (MH), Macksville, KS, United States

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