WITHINGTON, WILLIAM H. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Captain, Company B, 1st Michigan Infantry. Place and date: At Bull Run, Va., 21 July 1861._

Entered service at:   Jackson, Mich. Born: 1 February 1835, Dorchester, Mass.

Date of issue:   7 January 1895.

Citation:   Remained on the field under heavy fire to succor his superior officer.

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)