Sgt. William H. H. Crosier, Medal of Honor

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William Henry Harrison Crosier

Also Known As: "crozier"
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Death: Died
Place of Burial: Oakwood Cemetery Syracuse Onondaga County New York
Immediate Family:

Husband of Emma Crosier
Father of Minnie Yeazell; Joseph Crosier; Viletta Crosier and Williard Everett Crosier

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About Sgt. William H. H. Crosier, Medal of Honor

Citation

Severely wounded and ambushed by the enemy, he stripped the colors from the staff and brought them back into the line.

http://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/312/crosier-william-h-h.php

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company G, 149th New York Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Peach Tree Creek, Georgia on July 20, 1864. His citation reads "Severely wounded and ambushed by the enemy, he stripped the colors from the staff and brought them back into the line". His Medal was awarded to him on January 12, 1892. He was one of six 149th New York Infantry soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being Colonel Henry A. Barnum, Private Philip Goettel, Private Peter Kappesser, Sergeant John Kiggins, and First Sergeant Norman F. Potter).

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6882662

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Oakwood Cemetery Syracuse Onondaga County New York