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William H. Sickles
Birth: Oct. 27, 1844
Herkimer County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 26, 1938
Pierce County
Washington, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He enlisted in the Union Army at the age 16 on May 11, 1861 and served as a Sergeant in Company B of the 7th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. At Gravelly Run, Virginia on March 31, 1865 he with a comrade recaptured a Union officer from a detachment of 9 Confederates, capturing 3 of the detachment and dispersing the remainder. He mustered out of the Union Army on July 3, 1865.  (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Washington Soldiers Home Cemetery
Pierce County
Washington, USA
Plot: Section 4, Row C, Grave 9
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Nov 06, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8063838
William H. Sickles
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Thank you, Soldier for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Sep. 26, 2016
You were the last living MOH recipient for the Civil War. Thank you for serving Sgt. Sickles. RIP
- John Haseltine
 Added: Nov. 21, 2015

- Patti
 Added: Aug. 8, 2015
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