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ELLIS, WILLIAM

ellis william

Remained at his post after receiving three wounds, and only retired, by his commanding officer's orders, after being wounded a fourth time.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Sergeant (highest rank: Second Lieutenant) Company K, 3d Wisconsin Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1865 England

Citation

Remained at his post after receiving three wounds, and only retired, by his commanding officer's orders, after being wounded a fourth time.