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William Perkins Black
Birth: Nov. 11, 1842
Death: Jan. 3, 1916

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Union Army in Company K, 37th Illinois Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on March 7, 1862 at Pea Ridge, Arkansas. His citation reads "Singlehandeldly confronted the enemy, firing a rifle at them, and thus checked their advance within 100 yards of the lines." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
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  Hortensia Mary MacGreal Black (1845 - 1910)*
 
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Burial:
Graceland Cemetery
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section EF, Lot 342
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Nov 22, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8114665
William Perkins Black
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William Perkins Black
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William Perkins Black
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