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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation


Orlando Bolivar Willcox

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Organization: 1st Michigan Infantry (1st Div/IX Corps at Antietam)

Entered Service: Detroit, Mich.

Birth: Detroit, Mich.

Date Medal Issued: 2 March 1895.

Date of Action: 21 July 1861.

Place of Action: Bull Run, Va.


Led repeated charges until wounded and taken prisoner.


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