William Henry Ward

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William Henry Ward

Birthdate: (86)
Birthplace: Adrian, Michigan, USA
Death: April 11, 1927 (86)
Place of Burial: Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, USA
Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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About William Henry Ward

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain William Henry Ward, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 3 May 1863, while serving with Company B, 47th Ohio Infantry, in action at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Captain Ward voluntarily commanded the expedition which, under cover of darkness, attempted to run the enemy's batteries.

General Orders: Date of Issue: January 2, 1895

Action Date: May 3, 1863

Service: Army

Rank: Captain

Company: Company B

Division: 47th Ohio Infantry

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William Henry Ward's Timeline

December 9, 1840
Adrian, Michigan, USA
April 11, 1927
Age 86
Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, USA