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

William Reed

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company H,
    8th Missouri 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: Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 12, 1895
  • Born: February 21, 1839, Union County, PA, United States
  • Died: May 30, 1918, Huntingdon, PA, United States
  • Buried: Riverview Cemetery (MH) (1-186), Huntingdon, PA, United States

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