About William W. Fraser
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private William W. Fraser, United States Army, for gallantry in the charge of the volunteer storming party on 22 May 1863, while serving with Company I, 97th Illinois Infantry, in action at Vicksburg, Mississippi.
General Orders: Date of Issue: October 24, 1895
Action Date: May 22, 1863
Company: Company I
Division: 97th Illinois Infantry