William L. S. Tabor

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William L. S. Tabor
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Born (1843-06-02)June 2, 1843
Metheun, Massachusetts
Died December 15, 1921(1921-12-15) (aged 78)
Buried at East Derry, New Hampshire
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Rank Private
Unit New Hampshire Company K, 15th New Hampshire Infantry
Awards Medal of Honor

Private William L. S. Tabor (June 2, 1843 to December 15, 1921) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Tabor received his country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action in the Siege of Port Hudson in Port Hudson, Louisiana in July 1863. He was honored with the award on 10 March 1896.[1][2][3]

Biography[edit]

Tabor was born in Metheun, Massachusetts on 2 June, 1843. He enlisted into the 15th New Hampshire Infantry's K Company. He died on 15 December 1921 and he is buried in East Derry, New Hampshire.

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

Citation: Voluntarily exposed himself to the enemy only a few feet away to render valuable services for the protection of his comrades.[1][2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Civil War (S-Z) Medal of Honor Recipients". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "William L. S. Tabor". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "U.S. Army Medal of Honor Recipients". Retrieved 14 December 2013.