Congressional Medal of Honor Society

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

William H Barringer

  • Also Known As: Baringer. William H.
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company F,
    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 12, 1894
  • Born: May 27, 1841, Long Bottom, Meigs County, OH, United States
  • Died: April 7, 1917, Oliver Township, OH, United States
  • Buried: Mount Olive Church Cemetery, Longbottom, OH, United States

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