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William B. Mayes
Birth: Aug. 11, 1837
Death: Aug. 16, 1900

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in Company K, 11th Iowa Infantry, Union Army. During actions with Confederates at Kenesaw Mountain, Georgia, June 15, 1864, a fellow solider had fallen between the battle lines. Private Mayes with one companion, under heavy enemy fire at short range went to the rescue of a wounded comrade and carried him to a place of safety. For bravery in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on November 27, 1899. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Sarah J Mayes (1839 - 1921)*
 
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Angelus Rosedale Cemetery
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Shiver
Record added: Oct 26, 2003
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