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

William R Fox

  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Corporal)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    95th Pennsylvania Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 2, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Bravely assisted in the capture of one of the enemy's guns; with the first troops to enter the city, captured the flag of the Confederate customhouse.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: March 28, 1879
  • Born: 1837, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA, United States
  • Died: June 8, 1888, Philadelphia, PA, United States
  • Buried: Hillside Cemetery, Montgomery County, PA, Roselyn, PA, United States

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