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WHERRY, WILLIAM

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Displayed conspicuous coolness and heroism in rallying troops that were recoiling under heavy fire.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Lieutenant (highest rank: Brigadier General USA) Company D, 3d U.S. Reserve Missouri Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1861 St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri

Citation

Displayed conspicuous coolness and heroism in rallying troops that were recoiling under heavy fire.