of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
WILCOX, WILLIAM H.
Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company G, 9th New Hampshire Infantry. Place
and Date: At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864. Entered Service At: Lempster, N.H.
Birth: Lempster, N.H. Date Of Issue: 28 July 1896.
Took command of his company, deployed as skirmishers, after the officers in command of
the skirmish line had both been wounded, conducting himself gallantly; afterwards,
becoming separated from command, he asked and obtained permission to fight in another
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