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PAUL, WILLIAM

paul william h

Under a most withering and concentrated fire, voluntarily picked up the colors of his regiment, when the bearer and two of the color guard had been killed, and bore them aloft throughout the entire battle.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: First Sergeant) Company E, 90th Pennsylvania Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Philadelphia,

Citation

Under a most withering and concentrated fire, voluntarily picked up the colors of his regiment, when the bearer and two of the color guard had been killed, and bore them aloft throughout the entire battle.