|Born||July 12, 1837|
|Died||December 24, 1911(aged 74)|
|Place of birth||Mason County, West Virginia|
|Place of death||Indiana|
|Buried at||Mossburg Cemetery|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Unit||Company A, 4th West Virginia Infantry|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Sergeant William Bumgarner (July 12, 1837 to December 24, 1911) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Bumgarner received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action at Petersburg, Virginia on 2 April 1862. He was honored with the award on 10 July 1894.
Biography[edit | edit source]
Bumgarner was born in Mason County, West Virginia on 12 July 1837. He enlisted into the 4th West Virginia Infantry. He died on 24 December 1911 and his remains are interred at the Mossburg Cemetery in Indiana.
Medal of Honor citation[edit | edit source]
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References[edit | edit source]
- "Civil War (A-L) Medal of Honor Recipients". http://www.history.army.mil/moh/civilwar_af.html. Retrieved 24 November 2013.
- "William Bumgarner". http://projects.militarytimes.com/citations-medals-awards/recipient.php?recipientid=3130. Retrieved 24 November 2013.
- "U.S. Army Medal of Honor Recipients". http://valor.defense.gov/Recipients/ArmyMedalofHonorRecipients.aspx. Retrieved 24 November 2013.
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