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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation

Lieutenant Colonel

William Young Warren Ripley

Organization: 1st U.S. Sharpshooters

Entered Service: Rutland, Vt.

Birth: unknown

Date Medal Issued: 11 March 1893

Date of Action: 1 July 1862

Place of Action: Malvern Hill, Va.


At a critical moment brought up two regiments, which he led against the enemy himself, being severely wounded.

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