William Garrett

William Garrett

Birth
Braddan, Middle, Isle of Man
Death 29 Dec 1916 (aged 96)
Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
Burial Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
Plot Section 32, Row 3, Grave 26
Memorial ID 6136915 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company G, 41st Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Nashville, Tennessee on December 16, 1864. His citation reads “With several companions dashed forward, the first to enter the enemy's works, taking possession of 4 pieces of artillery and captured the flag of the 13th Mississippi Infantry (C.S.A.)”. His Medal was issued on February 24, 1865. He was one of two 41st Ohio soldiers to be awarded the CMOH for bravery during the Civil War (the other being Private Daniel I. Holcomb).

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Medal of Honor, Sergeant, Company G, 41 Ohio Infantry


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 6136915
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Garrett (6 Feb 1820–29 Dec 1916), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6136915, citing Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .