[ Medal of Honor Citation ]
William Young Warren Ripley
Organization: 1st U.S. Sharpshooters
Entered Service: Rutland, Vt.
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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