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William Bumgarner

Date of birth: July 12, 1837
Date of death: December 24, 1911
Burial location: Liberty Center, Indiana
Place of Birth: West Virginia, Mason County
Home of record: Mason City West Virginia


Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant William Bumgarner, United States Army, for gallantry in the charge of the volunteer storming party on 2 April 1862, while serving with Company A, 4th West Virginia Infantry, in action at Petersburg, Virginia.

General Orders: Date of Issue: July 10, 1894

Action Date: April 2, 1862

Service: Army

Rank: Sergeant

Company: Company A

Division: 4th West Virginia Infantry