13 April 2008

Medal of Honor: A. H. Wilson


Second Lieutenant, 6th US Cavalry

Born: Springfield, Ill.

Citation: While in action against hostile Moros [at Patian Island, Philippine Islands, 4 July 1909], when, it being necessary to secure a mountain gun in position by rope and tackle, voluntarily with the assistance of an enlisted man, carried the rope forward and fastened it, being all the time under heavy fire of the enemy at short range.

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