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William J. Wray

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Place of Burial: Frazer, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About William J. Wray

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant William J. Wray, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 12 July 1864, while serving with Company K, 1st Veterans Reserve Corps, in action at Fort Stevens, Washington, D.C. Sergeant Wray rallied the company at a critical moment during a change of position under fire.

General Orders: Date of Issue: December 15, 1892

Action Date: July 12, 1864

Service: Army

Rank: Sergeant

Company: Company K

Division: 1st Veterans Reserve Corps

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May 16, 1845
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
June 2, 1919
Age 74
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Frazer, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA