[ Medal of Honor Citation ]
William H Wilcox
Organization: Company G, 9th New Hampshire Infantry
Entered Service: Lempster, N.H.
Birth: Lempster, N.H.
Date Medal Issued: 28 July 1896.
Date of Action: 12 May 1864.
Place of Action: Spotsylvania, Va.
Took command of his company, deployed as skirmishers, after the officers in command of the skirmish line had both been wounded, conducting himself gallantly; afterwards, becoming separated from command, he asked and obtained permission to fight in another company.
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