|Born||February 6, 1842|
|Died||December 30, 1916|
|Place of birth||Isle of Man, England|
|Buried at||Leavenworth, Kansas|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Unit||Company G, 41st Ohio Infantry|
Battle of Nashville|
American Civil War
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Garrett was born in the Isle of Man in England, entered service in Chardon, Ohio, and was buried in Leavenworth, Kansas.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant William Garrett, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 16 December 1864, while serving with Company G, 41st Ohio Infantry, in action at Nashville, Tennessee. With several companions Sergeant Garrett dashed forward, the first to enter the enemy's works, taking possession of four pieces of artillery and captured the flag of the 13th Mississippi Infantry (Confederate States of America).
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "William Garrett". http://projects.militarytimes.com/citations-medals-awards/recipient.php?recipientid=3144. Retrieved June 6, 2014.
- ↑ "Civil War (G-L) Medal of Honor Recipients". http://www.history.army.mil/moh/civilwar_gl.html#GARRETT. Retrieved June 6, 2014.
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