SAGE, WILLIAM H.
Rank and Organization: Captain, 23d U.S.
Infantry. Place and Date: Near Zapote River, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 13 June
1899. Entered Service At: Binghamton, N.Y. Birth: Centerville, N.Y. Date
of Issue: 24 July 1902.
With 9 men volunteered to hold an advanced position
and held it against a terrific fire of the enemy estimated at 1,000 strong. Taking a rifle
from a wounded man, and cartridges from the belts of others, Capt. Sage himself killed 5
of the enemy.