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William H. Paul

  • Birth 3 Oct 1844 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 23 Feb 1911
  • Burial Aberdeen, Harford County, Maryland, USA
  • Memorial ID 7101480

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in Company E, 90th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He attained the rank of First Sergeant. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action at Antietam, Maryland on September 17, 1862. His citation reads "Under a most withering and concentrated fire, voluntarily picked up the colors of his regiment, when the bearer and two of the color guard had been killed, and bore them aloft throughout the entire battle."

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 21 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7101480
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William H. Paul (3 Oct 1844–23 Feb 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7101480, citing Wesleyan Chapel Cemetery, Aberdeen, Harford County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .