William H. Longshore

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William H. Longshore
Born (1841-02-18)February 18, 1841
Muskingum County, Ohio
Died December 20, 1909(1909-12-20) (aged 68)
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Rank Private
Unit Company D, 30th Ohio Infantry
Battles/wars American Civil War
Awards Medal of Honor

William H. Longshore (February 18, 1841 – December 20, 1909) was a Private in the Union Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions in the American Civil War.

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Rank and organization: Private, Company D, 30th Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., May 22, 1863. Entered service at: ------. Birth: Muskingum County, Ohio. Date of issue: August 10, 1894.


Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."

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