|Born||October 27, 1834|
|Died||March 8, 1910|
|Place of birth||St. Albans, Vermont|
|Buried at||Enfield, New Hampshire|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Unit||Company C, 7th New Hampshire Infantry|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
William Tilton (October 27, 1834 - March 8, 1910) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Tilton received his country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor. Tilton's medal was won for his 'gallant conduct in the field' during the Richmond campaign during 1864. He was honored with the award on February 20, 1884.
Medal of Honor citation[edit | edit source]
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.
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References[edit | edit source]
- "William Tilton". http://projects.militarytimes.com/citations-medals-awards/recipient.php?recipientid=453. Retrieved July 1, 2014.
- "Civil War (T-Z) Medal of Honor Recipients". http://www.history.army.mil/moh/civilwar_tz.html#TILTON. Retrieved July 1, 2014.
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