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William B. Talbott
Born 1812
Died September 5, 1899
Place of birth England
Place of burial Bath, Maine
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch USArmy flag.jpg United States Navy
Union Navy
Rank Captain of the Forecastle
Unit U.S.S. Louisville
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg Medal of Honor

William B. Talbott (1812 - September 5, 1899) was an English soldier who served in the Union Navy of the United States during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for valor.

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Served as captain of the forecastle on board the U.S.S. Louisville at the capture of the Arkansas post, 10 and 11 January 1863. Carrying out his duties as captain of a 9 inch gun, Talbott was conspicuous for ability and bravery throughout this engagement with the enemy.[1]

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