William B. Mayes-Los Angeles, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 34° 02.418 W 118° 17.892
11S E 380166 N 3767384
Quick Description: Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient for action near Kenesaw Mountain, GA on June 15, 1864. He is buried in Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA in Section H, Lot 43.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 11/26/2018 5:31:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMZKVQ
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Long Description:
He was born on August 11, 1837 in Marion County, OH and died on August 16, 1900 in Los Angeles, CA. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: MAYES, WILLIAM B.
• Rank and organization: Private, Company K, 11th Iowa Infantry
• Place and date: Near Kenesaw Mountain, Ga., 15 June 1864
• Entered service at: DeWitt, Clinton County, Iowa
• Date of issue: 27 November 1899
Citation: With one companion and under a fierce fire from the enemy at short range went to the rescue of a wounded comrade who had fallen between the lines and carried him to a place of safety.
Armed Service: Army

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