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BLACK, WILLIAM

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Singlehandedly confronted the enemy, firing a rifle at them, and thus checked their advance within 100 yards of the lines.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Captain Company K, 37th Illinois Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Woodford, Kentucky

Citation

Singlehandedly confronted the enemy, firing a rifle at them, and thus checked their advance within 100 yards of the lines.