NOYES, WILLIAM W. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Private, Company F, 2d Vermont Infantry. Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864.

Entered service at:   Montpelier, Vt.

Birth:   Montpelier, Vt.

Date of issue:   22 March 1892.

Citation:   Standing upon the top of the breastworks, deliberately took aim and fired no less than 15 shots into the enemy's lines, but a few yards away.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)