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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 26/06/1841 Conewango, New York. d. 18/04/1912 St Louis, Missouri.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 26/09/1864 North Fork, Virginia.

 

Medal of Honor recipient. Born in Conewango, New York, Hills was a Private with Company E, 9th New York Cavalry. He earned the Medal of Honor during the Civil War for heroism on September 26, 1864 at North Fork, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Voluntarily carried a severely wounded comrade out of a heavy fire of the enemy.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: HILLCREST ABBEY CREMATORIUM AND MAUSOLEUM, ST LOUIS.

Hillcrest Abbey, 2nd floor, Niche 242

William Giles Hills

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