REED, WILLIAM - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company H, 8th Missouri Infantry. Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863.

Entered service at:   Pekin, Tazwell County, Ill.

Birth:   Union County, Pa.

Date of issue:   12 December 1895.

Citation:   Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."

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)