William Lord (Medal of Honor)

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William Lord
Born (1841-02-13)February 13, 1841
Died August 4, 1915(1915-08-04) (aged 74)
New York City, New York
Place of burial Lutheran All Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village, New York
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Rank Musician
Unit Company C, 40th Massachusetts Infantry
Battles/wars American Civil War
Awards Medal of Honor

William Lord (February 13, 1841–August 4, 1915) was a Musician 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: Musician, Company C, 40th Massachusetts Infantry. Place and date: At Drurys Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864. Entered service at. Lawrence, Mass. Birth: England. Date of issue. April 4, 1898.


Went to the assistance of a wounded officer lying helpless between the lines, and under fire from both sides removed him to a place of safety.

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