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b. 27/10/1834 St Albans, Vermont.  d. 08/03/1910 Enfield, New Hampshire.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 1864 Richmond Campaign, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the Union Army as a Sergeant in Company C, 7th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action during the Richmond Campaign, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant William Tilton, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 1864, while serving with Company C, 7th New Hampshire Infantry, in action at Richmond Campaign, Virginia, for gallant conduct in the field.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: OAK GROVE CEMETERY, ENFIELD, NEW HAMPSHIRE.

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