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Medal of Honor Index

Index of Medals of Honor

For Service at Fox's and Turner's Gaps


These are the men who received Medals of Honor for action at Fox's or Turner's Gaps on September 14, 1862. Click on any row for more information
Private Orlando E Caruana
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Company K, 51st New York InfantryFull Citation          
Brigadier General John P Hatch
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US Volunteers (1st Div, I Corps)Full Citation          
Corporal Leonidas H Inscho
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Company E, 12th Ohio InfantryFull Citation          

For Service at Crampton's Gap


These are the men who received Medals of Honor for action at Crampton's Gap on September 14, 1862. Click on any row for more information
Private James Allen
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Company F, 16th New York InfantryFull Citation          
First Lieutenant George W Hooker
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Company E, 4th Vermont InfantryFull Citation          

For Service at Harpers Ferry


Here's the man who received the Medal of Honor for action at Harpers Ferry on September 15, 1862. Click on his row for more information
Second Lieutenant Frederick Fout
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15th Battery, Indiana Light ArtilleryFull Citation          

For Service at Antietam


This is a list of the men who received Medals of Honor for action at the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862. Click on any row for more information
Second Lieutenant Hillary Beyer
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Company H, 90th Pennsylvania InfantryFull Citation          
Second Lieutenant John J Carter
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Company B, 33d New York InfantryFull Citation          
Corporal Benjamin H Child
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Battery A, 1st Rhode Island Light ArtilleryFull Citation          
Private Charles Cleveland
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Company C, 26th New York InfantryFull Citation          
Bugler John Cook
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Battery B, 4th US ArtilleryFull Citation          
Assistant Surgeon Richard J Curran
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33d New York InfantryFull Citation          
Major and AAG Oliver D Greene
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US Army [VI Corps]Full Citation          
Second Lieutenant Theodore W Greig
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Company C, 61st New York InfantryFull Citation          
Corporal Ignatz Gresser
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Company D, 128th Pennsylvania InfantryFull Citation          
Sergeant Marcus M Haskell
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Company C, 35th Massachusetts InfantryFull Citation          
Private William P Hogarty
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Company D, 23d New York InfantryFull Citation          
Major Thomas W Hyde
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7th Maine InfantryFull Citation          
Private Samuel Johnson
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Company G, 9th Pennsylvania ReservesFull Citation          
Private John Johnson
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Company D, 2d Wisconsin InfantryFull Citation          
Captain Adolphe Libaire
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Company E, 9th New York InfantryFull Citation          
Private John P Murphy
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Company K, 5th Ohio InfantryFull Citation          
Corporal Jacob G Orth
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Company D, 28th Pennsylvania InfantryFull Citation          
Private William H Paul
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Company E, 90th Pennsylvania InfantryFull Citation          
Second Lieutenant Charles B Tanner
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Company H, 1st Delaware InfantryFull Citation          
Private Frank M Whitman
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Company G, 35th Massachusetts InfantryFull Citation          
Private Samuel C Wright
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Company E, 29th Massachusetts InfantryFull Citation          

For Service at Shepherdstown Ford


Here is the man who received the Medal of Honor for action at the Shepherdstown Ford on September 20, 1862. Click on his row for more information
First Sergeant Daniel W Burke
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Company B, 2d U.S. InfantryFull Citation          

Medal of Honor Men Present at Antietam


This is a list of men who received Medals of Honor for action before or after the Maryland Campaign of 1862, and who were probably present for duty with the Army of the Potomac in September 1862. Click on any row for more information
Second Lieutenant John G.B. Adams
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Company I, 19th Massachusetts InfantryFredericksburg, Va.13 December 1862.Full Citation
First Lieutenant Adelbert Ames
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5th US Artillery (20th ME Infantry at Antietam)Bull Run, Va.21 July 1861.Full Citation
Private Frederick C Anderson
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Company A, 18th Massachusetts InfantryWeldon Railroad, Va.21 August 1864Full Citation
Corporal William ArchinalCompany I, 30th Ohio InfantryVicksburg, Miss22 May 1863Full Citation
Corporal James Albert Barber
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Company G, 1st Rhode Island Light ArtilleryPetersburg, Va.2 April 1865Full Citation
Lieutenant Colonel Richard N Batchelder
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2d Corps (Quartermaster - 2nd Div at Antietam)Between Catlett and Fairfax Stations, Va.13-15 October 1863.Full Citation
Captain Alexander M. Beattie
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Company F, 3d Vermont InfantryCold Harbor, Va.5 June 1864Full Citation
Sergeant John P Beech
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Company B, 4th New Jersey InfantrySpotsylvania Courthouse, Va.12 May 1864Full Citation
First Lieutenant Samuel N Benjamin
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2d US Artillery (Battery E at Antietam)From Bull Run to Spotsylvania, Va.Jul 1861 to May 1864Full Citation
First Lieutenant John W Blunt
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Company K, 6th New York CavalryCedar Creek, Va.19 October 1864.Full Citation
Sergeant Charles Brown
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Company C, 50th Pennsylvania InfantryWeldon Railroad, Va.19 August 1864Full Citation
Private Uriah BrownCompany G, 30th Ohio InfantryVicksburg, Miss22 May 1863Full Citation
First Lieutenant Frank G Butterfield
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Company C, 6th Vermont InfantrySalem Heights, Va4 May 1863.Full Citation
Private William CampbellCompany I, 30th Ohio InfantryVicksburg, Miss22 May 1863Full Citation
Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
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20th Maine InfantryGettysburg, Pa.2 July 1863.Full Citation
Lieutenant and Adjutant Charles A Clark
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6th Maine InfantryBrooks Ford, Va.4 May 1863.Full Citation
Captain Dayton P ClarkeCompany F, 2d Vermont InfantrySpotsylvania, Va.12 May 1864.Full Citation
First Lieutenant Charles H Clausen
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Company H, 61st Pennsylvania InfantrySpotsylvania, Va.12 May 1864.Full Citation
Sergeant Jefferson Coates
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Company H, 7th Wisconsin InfantryGettysburg, PA1 July 1863Full Citation
Sergeant Robert John CoffeyCompany K, 4th Vermont InfantryBanks Ford, Va4 May 1863.Full Citation
Major Hartwell B. Compson
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8th New York CavalryWaynesboro, Va.2 March 1865Full Citation
Second Lieutenant Charles D CoppCompany C, 9th New Hampshire InfantryFredericksburg, Va.13 December 1862.Full Citation
First Lieutenant Alonzo H. Cushing
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Battery A, 4th US ArtilleryGettysburg, PA3 July 1863Full Citation
Captain James M. Cutts
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11th US InfantryWilderness; Spotsylvania; Petersburg, Va.1864Full Citation
Sergeant James DruryCompany C, 4th Vermont InfantryWeldon Railroad, Va.23 June 1864.Full Citation
Captain Andrew H EmblerCompany D, 59th New York InfantryBoydton Plank Road, Va.27 October 1864.Full Citation
First Lieutenant Albert E FernaldCompany F, 20th Maine InfantryFive Forks, Va.1 April 1865.Full Citation
Colonel Jacob G Frick
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129th Pennsylvania InfantryChancellorsville, Va.3 May 1863.Full Citation
Sergeant Frederick FugerBattery A, 4th US ArtilleryGettysburg, Pa.3 July 1863.Full Citation
Major John C Gilmore
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16th New York InfantrySalem Heights, Va.3 May 1863.Full Citation
Captain Charles G GouldCompany H, 5th Vermont InfantryPetersburg, Va.2 April 1865.Full Citation
Surgeon Gabriel Grant
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U. S. Volunteers (3rd Div/II Corps at Antietam)Fair Oaks, Va.1 June 1862Full Citation
Colonel Lewis Addison Grant
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5th Vermont InfantrySalem Heights, Va.3 May 1864.Full Citation
Sergeant Lester G HackCompany F, 5th Vermont InfantryPetersburg, Va2 April 1865.Full Citation
Captain Henry Seymour Hall27th New York InfantryGaines Mill, Va.; Rappahannock Station, Va.June 1862, Nov 1863Full Citation
Sergeant Ephraim W HarringtonCompany G, 2d Vermont InfantryFredericksburg, Va.3 May 1863Full Citation
Private Sampson HarrisCompany K, 30th Ohio InfantryVicksburg, Miss22 May 1863Full Citation
Sergeant John W HartCompany D, 6th Pennsylvania ReservesGettysburg, Pa.2 July 1863.Full Citation
Colonel John F Hartranft
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4th Pennsylvania Militia (51st PA at Antietam)Bull Run, Va.21 July 1861.Full Citation
First Lieutenant Gardner C HawkinsCompany E, 3d Vermont InfantryPetersburg, Va.2 April 1865Full Citation
Sergeant Major William B Hincks14th Connecticut InfantryGettysburg, Pa.3 July 1863.Full Citation
Corporal Franklin Hogan
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Company A, 45th Pennsylvania InfantryFront of Petersburg, Va.30 July 1864Full Citation
First Sergeant Edward A HoltonCompany I, 6th Vermont InfantryLees Mills, Va.16 April 1862.Full Citation
Captain Samuel B HorneCompany H, 11th Connecticut InfantryFort Harrison, Va.29 September 1864.Full Citation
Brigadier General Oliver O Howard
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US Volunteers (2nd Brig, 2nd Div, II Corps at Antietem)Fair Oaks, Va.1 June 1862.Full Citation
Musician Willie JohnstonCompany D, 3d Vermont InfantryunknownunknownFull Citation
First Lieutenant Rufus King, Jr.
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4th US ArtilleryWhite Oak Swamp Bridge, Va.30 June 1862.Full Citation
Musician J C. Julius Langbein
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Company B, 9th New York InfantryCamden, N.C.19 April 1862.Full Citation
Landsman, USN John S. Lanning
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USS MagnoliaSt. Marks, FL5-6 March 1865Full Citation
Private William H LongshoreCompany D, 30th Ohio InfantryVicksburg, Miss22 May 1863Full Citation
Sergeant Moses A. Luce
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Company E, 4th Michigan InfantryAt Laurel Hill, Va.10 May 1864Full Citation
Private Michael MaddenCompany K, 42d New York InfantryMasons Island, Md.3 September 1861.Full Citation
Sergeant Jeremiah Mahoney
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Company A, 29th Massachusetts InfantryFort Sanders, Knoxville, Tenn.29 November 1863Full Citation
Lieutenant Sylvester H MartinCompany K, 88th Pennsylvania InfantryWeldon Railroad, Va.19 August 1864.Full Citation
Private John B Mayberry
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Company F, 1st Delaware InfantryGettysburg, Pa.3 July 1863Full Citation
Corporal Bernard McCarren
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Company C, 1st Delaware InfantryGettysburg, Pa.3 July 1863Full Citation
Private James M McClellandCompany B, 30th Ohio InfantryVicksburg, Miss22 May 1863Full Citation
Private Wilson McGonagleCompany B, 30th Ohio InfantryVicksburg, Miss22 May 1863Full Citation
Corporal Owen McGoughBattery D, 5th US ArtilleryBull Run, Va.21 July 1861.Full Citation
Corporal John P McVeane
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Company D, 49th New York InfantryFredericksburg Heights [Salem Church], Va.4 May 1863Full Citation
Sergeant George W MearsCompany A, 6th Pennsylvania ReservesGettysburg, Pa.2 July 1863.Full Citation
Lieutenant Colonel Henry Clay Merriam
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73d U.S. Colored TroopsFort Blakely, Ala.9 April 1865Full Citation
Sergeant John G MerrittCompany K, 1st Minnesota InfantryBull Run, Va.21 July 1861.Full Citation
Colonel Nelson A Miles
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61st New York InfantryChancellorsville, Va.2-3 May 1863.Full Citation
Captain William E. Miller
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Company H, 3rd Pennsylvania CavalryGettysburg, PA3 July 1863Full Citation
Captain George W MindilCompany I, 61st Pennsylvania InfantryWilliamsburg, Va.5 May 1862.Full Citation
Corporal Patrick MonaghanCompany F, 48th Pennsylvania InfantryPetersburg, Va.17 June 1864Full Citation
Captain Walter G Morrill
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Company B, 20th Maine InfantryRappahannock Station, Va.7 November 1863.Full Citation
Sergeant Charles E MorseCompany I, 62d New York InfantryWilderness, Va.5 May 1864.Full Citation
Private William Wallace NoyesCompany F, 2d Vermont InfantrySpotsylvania, Va.12 May 1864Full Citation
Captain Lee NuttingCompany C, 61st New York InfantryTodds Tavern, Va.8 May 1864.Full Citation
Corporal Henry D O'BrienCompany E, 1st Minnesota InfantryGettysburg, Pa.3 July 1863.Full Citation
Sergeant Charles Oliver
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Company M, 100th Pennsylvania InfantryPetersburg, Va.25 March 1865Full Citation
Colonel William J Palmer
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15th Pennsylvania CavalryRed Hill, Ala.14 January 1865.Full Citation
Corporal Platt PearsallCompany C, 30th Ohio InfantryVicksburg, Miss22 May 1863Full Citation
Colonel Alfred L. Pearson
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155th Pennsylvania InfantryLewis' Farm, Va.29 March 1865Full Citation
Private Cassius PeckCompany F, 1st U.S. SharpshootersNear Blackburn's Ford, Va.19 September 1862Full Citation
Captain Samuel E PingreeCompany F, 3d Vermont InfantryLees Mills, Va.16 April 1862.Full Citation
Captain James Parke Postles
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Company A, 1st Delaware InfantryGettysburg, Pa.2 July 1863.Full Citation
Major James Quinlan88th New York InfantrySavage Station, Va.29 June 1862.Full Citation
Private Robert ReidCompany G, 48th Pennsylvania InfantryPetersburg, Va.17 June 1864Full Citation
Sergeant Sylvester D RhodesCompany D, 61st Pennsylvania InfantryFishers Hill, Va.22 September 1864.Full Citation
Major Edmund Rice
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19th Massachusetts InfantryGettysburg, Pa.3 July 1863.Full Citation
First Sergeant Carlos H RichCompany K, 4th Vermont InfantryWilderness, Va.5 May 1864.Full Citation
Private James Richmond
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Company F, 8th Ohio InfantryGettysburg, Pa.3 July 1863Full Citation
Lieutenant Colonel William Young Warren Ripley1st U.S. SharpshootersMalvern Hill, Va.1 July 1862Full Citation
Second Lieutenant Augustus I RobbinsCompany B, 2d Vermont InfantrySpotsylvania, Va.12 May 1864.Full Citation
First Lieutenant Robert S RobertsonCompany K, 93d New York InfantryCorbins Bridge, Va.8 May 1864.Full Citation
Corporal J Levi RoushCompany D, 6th Pennsylvania ReservesGettysburg, Pa.2 July 1863.Full Citation
Sergeant Jackson SargentCompany D, 5th Vermont InfantryPetersburg, Va.2 April 1865.Full Citation
Private Andrew SchmauchCompany A, 30th Ohio InfantryVicksburg, Miss22 May 1863Full Citation
Private Martin SchubertCompany E, 26th New York InfantryFredericksburg, Va.13 December 1862.Full Citation
Drummer Julian A ScottCompany E, 3d Vermont InfantryLees Mills, Va.16 April 1862.Full Citation
Colonel Thomas Orville Seaver3d Vermont InfantrySpotsylvania Courthouse, Va.10 May 1864.Full Citation
Major Alfred J. Sellers
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90th Pennsylvania InfantryGettysburg, Pa.1 July 1863.Full Citation
First Lieutenant William R ShafterCompany I, 7th Michigan InfantryFair Oaks, Va.31 May 1862.Full Citation
Colonel Alexander Shaler
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65th New York InfantryMarye's Heights, Va.3 May 1863.Full Citation
First Sergeant John Shilling
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Company H, 3d Delaware InfantryWeldon Railroad, Va.21 August 1864Full Citation
Private George E SidmanCompany C, 16th Michigan InfantryGaines Mill, Va.27 June 1862.Full Citation
Corporal Thaddeus S SmithCompany E, 6th Pennsylvania Reserve InfantryGettysburg, Pa.2 July 1863.Full Citation
Major William J Sperry6th Vermont InfantryPetersburg, Va.2 April 1865.Full Citation
Lieutenant Colonel Frederic William Swift
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17th Michigan InfantryLenoire Station, Tenn.16 November 1863Full Citation
First Lieutenant Anthony Taylor
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Company A, 15th Pennsylvania CavalryChickamauga, Ga.20 September 1863Full Citation
Sergeant Charles Augustus ThompsonCompany D, 17th Michigan InfantrySpotsylvania, Va.12 May 1864.Full Citation
First Lieutenant Clifford ThomsonCompany A, 1st New York CavalryChancellorsville, Va.2 May 1863.Full Citation
First Lieutenant and Adjutant John M Tobin9th Massachusetts InfantryMalvern Hill, Va.1 July 1862.Full Citation
Sergeant Andrew J TozierCompany I, 20th Maine InfantryGettysburg, Pa.2 July 1863.Full Citation
Lieutenant Colonel Amasa S Tracy
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2d Vermont InfantryCedar Creek, Va.19 October 1864.Full Citation
Sergeant George UhrlLight Battery F, 5th US ArtilleryWhite Oak Swamp Bridge, Va.30 June 1862.Full Citation
Major, ADC Ernest von Vegesack
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U.S. Volunteers (20th NY at Antietam)Gaines Mill, Va.27 June 1862.Full Citation
Brigadier General Alexander S Webb
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US Volunteers (V Corps at Antietam)Gettysburg, Pa.3 July 1863.Full Citation
First Lieutenant Daniel David WheelerCompany G, 4th Vermont InfantrySalem Heights, Va.3 May 1863Full Citation
Sergeant William H WilcoxCompany G, 9th New Hampshire InfantrySpotsylvania, Va.12 May 1864.Full Citation
Colonel Orlando Bolivar Willcox
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1st Michigan Infantry (1st Div/IX Corps at Antietam)Bull Run, Va.21 July 1861.Full Citation
Quartermaster Sergeant George C Williams1st Battalion, 14th US InfantryGaines Mill, Va.27 June 1862.Full Citation
First Lieutenant Edward B Williston
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2d US Artillery (Battery D at Antietam)Trevilian Station, Va.12 June 1864.Full Citation
First Lieutenant John M. Wilson
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U.S. EngineersMalvern Hill, Va.6 August 1862Full Citation
Captain William H Withington
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Company B, 1st Michigan Infantry (17th MI at Antietam)Bull Run, Va.21 July 1861Full Citation
Sergeant Alonzo WoodruffCompany I, 1st US SharpshootersHatchers Run, Va.27 October 1864.Full Citation
Private John L Younker
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Company A, 12th US InfantryCedar Mountain, Va.9 August 1862.Full Citation

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