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William George Stephens-Chicago, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 41° 59.142 W 087° 40.734
16T E 443762 N 4648411
Quick Description: Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient for action at Vicksburg, MS on May 22, 1863. He is buried in Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, IL in Section N, Lot 106.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 5/18/2019 2:07:48 PM
Waymark Code: WM10JYD
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Long Description:
He was born on December 26, 1843 in Manhattan, NY and died on March 21 1904 in Chicago, IL. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: STEPHENS, WILLIAM G.
• Rank and organization: Private, Chicago Mercantile Battery, Illinois Light Artillery
• Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863
• Entered service at: Chicago, Ill.
• Date of issue: 21 December 1894
Citation: Carried with others by hand a cannon up to and fired it through an embrasure of the enemy's works.
Armed Service: Army

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