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

William Steinmetz

Details
  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Corporal)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company G,
    83d Indiana Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 22, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Citation
Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Sunman, Ripley County, Indiana
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 12, 1894
  • Born: September 2, 1847, Newport, Campbell County, KY, United States
  • Died: June 10, 1903
  • Buried: Wesleyan Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH, United States
 

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