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William "Willie" Johnston

Date of birth: July 1850
Date of death: Unknown
Place of Birth: New York, Morristown
Home of record: St. Johnsbury Vermont


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 Musician William "Willie" Johnston, United States Army, for gallantry from June 26 to 1 July 1862, while serving with Company D, 3d Vermont Infantry, in action during the Seven Day Battle and the Peninsula Campaign, Virginia.

General Orders: Date of Issue: September 16, 1863

Action Date: June 26 - July 1, 1862

Service: Army

Rank: Musician

Company: Company D

Division: 3d Vermont Infantry