WALLING, WILLIAM H. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Captain, Company C, 142d New York Infantry. Place and date: At Fort Fisher, N.C., 25 December 1864.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Hartford, N.Y.

Date of issue:   28 March 1892.

Citation:   During the bombardment of the fort by the fleet, captured and brought the flag of the fort, the flagstaff having been shot down.

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)