of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
AVERY, WILLIAM B.
Rank and Organization: Lieutenant, U.S. Army, 1st New York Marine Artillery. Place
and Date: At Tranters Creek, N.C., 5 June 1862. Entered Service At: Providence,
R.I. Born: 10 September 1840, Providence, R.I. Date of Issue: 2 September
Handled his battery with greatest coolness amidst the hottest fire.
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