William H Paul (1844 - 1911)

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Birthplace: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died
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About William H Paul

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private William H. Paul, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 17 September 1862, while serving with Company E, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry, in action at Antietam, Maryland. Under a most withering and concentrated fire, Private Paul voluntarily picked up the colors of his regiment, when the bearer and two of the color guards had been killed, and bore them aloft throughout the entire battle.

General Orders: Date of Issue: November 3, 1896

Action Date: September 17, 1862

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company E

Division: 90th Pennsylvania Infantry


William Paul's Timeline

October 3, 1844
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
February 23, 1911
Age 66
Havre de Grace, Harford, Maryland, United States