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POWELL, WILLIAM

powell william h

Distinguished services in raid, where with 20 men, he charged and captured the enemy's camp, 500 strong, without the loss of a man or gun.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Major (highest rank: Brevet Major General) 2d West Virginia Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Pontypool, Monmouthshire, South Wales

Citation

Distinguished services in raid, where with 20 men, he charged and captured the enemy's camp, 500 strong, without the loss of a man or gun.