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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.


Citation:
At a critical moment brought up two regiments, which he led against the enemy himself, being severely wounded.
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US Army Medal of Honor, 1865
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