William Wilson (Medal of Honor)(Redirected from William Wilson (soldier))
William Wilson (1847 – December 22, 1895), a sergeant in the United States Army's 4th Cavalry, is noted for being one of only nineteen individuals to receive the Medal of Honor twice. He is buried at San Francisco National Cemetery.
|Died||December 22, 1895 (aged 47–48)|
|Place of burial||San Francisco National Cemetery|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||4th U.S. Cavalry|
|Battles/wars||Battle of the North Fork of the Red River|
|Awards||Medal of Honor (2)|
Medal of Honor citationsEdit
At Colorado Valley, Texas, March 28, 1872. Date of issue: April 27, 1872. In pursuit of a band of cattle thieves from New Mexico.
Distinguished conduct in action with Indians. Awarded: At Red River, Texas, September 29, 1872.
- List of Medal of Honor recipients
- List of Medal of Honor recipients for the Indian Wars
- William Othello Wilson, a Buffalo soldier with the same first and last names, who also received the Medal of Honor.
- This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History.
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- "Indian War MOH recipients". Medal of Honor citations. United States Army Center of Military History. August 3, 2009. Retrieved July 1, 2010.
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