FREEMAN, WILLIAM H. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company B, 169th New York Infantry.
Place and date:   At Fort Fisher, N.C., 15 January 1865. Entered service at: Troy, N.Y.

Birth:   Troy, N.Y.

Date of issue:   27 May 1905.

Citation:   Volunteered to carry the brigade flag after the bearer was wounded.

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)