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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation


William H Paul

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Organization: Company E, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry

Entered Service: unknown

Birth: Philadelphia, Pa.

Date Medal Issued: 3 November 1896.

Date of Action: 17 September 1862.

Place of Action: Antietam, Md.


Under a most withering and concentrated fire, voluntarily picked up the colors of his regiment, when the bearer and 2 of the color guard had been killed, and bore them aloft throughout the entire battle.


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