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William "Willie" Johnston

  • Rank: Musician
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company D,
    3d Vermont Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 5, 1862
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Seven Day Battle & on the Peninsula Campaign, Virginia, USA

Gallantry in Seven Day Battle and Peninsula campaign.

Medal of Honor Recipient William "Willie" Johnston
Medal of Honor Recipient William "Willie" Johnston
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vermont
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: September 16, 1863
  • Born: July 5, 1850, Morristown, Morristown County, NY, United States
  • Died:

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