The President of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
HILL, WILLIAM L.
Rank and Organization: Captain of the Top, U.S. Navy. Born: 1856,
Brooklyn, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 326, 18 October 1884.
Serving on board the U.S. Training Ship Minnesota at Newport, R.I., 22 June 1881,
Hill jumped overboard and sustained William Mulcahy, third class boy, who had fallen
overboard, until picked up by a steam launch.
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