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WALLING, WILLIAM

walling william h

During the bombardment of the fort by the fleet, captured and brought the flag of the fort, the flagstaff having been shot down.

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Service

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Division

U.S. Army Captain (highest rank: Brevet Lieutenant Colonel) Company C, 142d New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Hartford, Washington County, New York

Citation

During the bombardment of the fort by the fleet, captured and brought the flag of the fort, the flagstaff having been shot down.