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MAYES, WILLIAM

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With one companion and under a fierce fire from the enemy at short-range went to the rescue of a wounded comrade who had fallen between the lines and carried him to a place of safety.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Company K, 11th Iowa Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Marion County, Ohio

Citation

With one companion and under a fierce fire from the enemy at short-range went to the rescue of a wounded comrade who had fallen between the lines and carried him to a place of safety.