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William L. S. Tabor

Date of birth: June 2, 1843
Date of death: December 15, 1921
Burial location: East Derry, New Hampshire
Place of Birth: Massachusetts, Metheun
Home of record: Concord New Hampshire


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 Private William L. S. Tabor, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on July, 1863, while serving with Company K, 15th New Hampshire Infantry, in action at Port Hudson, Louisiana. Private Tabor voluntarily exposed himself to the enemy only a few feet away to render valuable services for the protection of his comrades.

General Orders: Date of Issue: March 10, 1896

Action Date: July, 1863

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company K

Division: 15th New Hampshire Infantry