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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 16/09/1867 Hagerstown, Maryland.  d. 18/01/1928 Washington County, Maryland.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 30/12/1890 Sioux Campaign, South Dakota.

 

Wilson joined the Army from Saint Paul, Minnesota in August 1889. He earned the Medal of Honor on December 30, 1890 for "Bravery" in volunteering to successfully carrying a message to the Pine Ridge Indian Agency in South Dakota.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Bravery.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ROSE HILL CEMETERY, HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND.

Section 14, Grave 1160

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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William Othello Wilson

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