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William Wirt Winegar
Birth: Oct. 20, 1844
Death: Sep. 3, 1916

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Brevet Captain in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Lieutenant in Company B, 19th New York Cavalry (1st New York Dragoons) for action on April 1, 1865 at Five Forks, Virginia. His citation reads "While advancing in front of his company and alone, he found himself surrounded by the enemy. He accosted a nearby enemy flag-bearer demanding the surrender of the group. His effective firing of one shot so demoralized the unit that it surrendered with flag." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
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 Children:
  Cornelia Annette Winegar Madden (1884 - 1945)*
 
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Burial:
Nondaga Cemetery
Bath
Steuben County
New York, USA
Plot: Section F, Lot 47
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Dec 31, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8225315
William Wirt Winegar
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William Wirt Winegar
Added by: Don Morfe
 
William Wirt Winegar
Added by: Don Morfe
 
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