FOX, WILLIAM R. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company A, 95th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Philadelphia, Pa.

Date of issue:   28 March 1879.

Citation:   Bravely assisted in the capture of one of the enemy's guns; with the first troops to enter the city, captured the flag of the Confederate customhouse.

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)