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William Martin
Birth: Sep. 22, 1835
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 3, 1914
Alto Pass
Union County
Illinois, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the Union Navy. His citation reads "Served as a boatswain's mate on board USS Benton during the attack on Haines Bluff, Yazoo River, 27 December 1862. Taking part in the hour-and-a-half engagement with the enemy, who had the dead-range of the vessel and was punishing her with heavy fire, Martin served courageously throughout the battle until the Benton was ordered to withdraw."  (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
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  Mary A. Spann Martin (1838 - 1926)*
 
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Burial:
Alto Pass Cemetery
Alto Pass
Union County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 14, Lot 3
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Nov 12, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8080745
William Martin
Added by: Don Morfe
 
William Martin
Added by: Don Morfe
 
William Martin
Added by: Don Morfe
 
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Thank you sir, for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 3, 2016

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 6, 2014

- Robert Saulino, Sr.
 Added: Sep. 22, 2014
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