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Christopher W Wilson

Birthdate: (70)
Birthplace: Ireland
Death: September 12, 1916 (70)
Place of Burial: Brooklyn, Kings, NY, United States
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About Christopher W Wilson

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Christopher W. Wilson, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 12 May 1864, while serving with Company E, 73d New York Infantry, in action at Spotsylvania, Virginia. Private Wilson took the flag from the wounded Color Bearer and carried it in the charge over the Confederate works, in which charge he also captured the colors of the 56th Virginia (Confederate States of America) bringing off both flags in safety.

General Orders: Date of Issue: December 30, 1898

Action Date: May 12, 1864

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company E

Division: 73d New York Infantry

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September 12, 1916
Age 70
Brooklyn, Kings, NY, United States