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b. 09/12/1840 Adrian, Michigan.  d. 11/04/1927 Kansas City, Kansas

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Rank and Organization: Captain, Company B, 47th Ohio Infantry. Place and Date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 3 May 1863. Entered Service At: Adrian, Mich. Born: 9 December 1840, Adrian, Mich. Date Of Issue: 2 January 1895.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Voluntarily commanded the expedition which, under cover of darkness, attempted to run the enemy's batteries.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: HIGHLAND PARK CEMETERY, KANSAS CITY, KANSAS.

Block 5, Lot 72

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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William H Ward

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