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William Henry Harrison Benyaurd

Nicknames: "Beniard", "Banard", "Bainard"
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Birthplace: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died
Place of Burial: West Point Cemetery, NY
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About William Henry Harrison Benyaurd

Citation

With one companion, voluntarily advanced in a reconnaissance beyond the skirmishers, where he was exposed to imminent peril; also, in the same battle, rode to the front with the commanding general to encourage wavering troops to resume the advance, which they did successfully.

http://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/93/benyaurd-william-h-h.php

William Henry Harrison Benyaurd (May 17, 1841 – February 7, 1900) was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War who earned the Medal of Honor for his actions at Five Forks, Virginia on April 1, 1865.[1] An 1863 graduate of West Point, Benyaurd was a 1st Lieutenant at Five Forks. He was awarded the Medal of Honor on September 7, 1897.[1] He later rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He is buried at the West Point Cemetery

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Harrison_Benyaurd

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Lt. William H. H. Benyaurd, Medal of Honor's Timeline

1841
1841
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1900
1900
Age 59
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West Point Cemetery, NY