ELISE, WILLIAM - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   First Sergeant, Company K, 3d Wisconsin Cavalry.
Place and date:   At, Ark., 14 January 1865.

Entered service at:   Little Rock, Ark.

Birth:   England.

Date of issue:   8 March 1865.

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

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)