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

William W Fraser

  • Also Known As: Frazier, William W.
  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Corporal)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company I,
    97th Illinois 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: Alton, Madison County, Illinois
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 24, 1895
  • Born: March 7, 1844, Burn Brac, Scotland
  • Died: February 9, 1915, Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • Buried: Odd Fellow Cemetery (PM) (54-12-5), Los Angeles, CA, United States

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