Medal of Honor Recipient
HIRAM W. PURCELL
Sergeant, Company G, 104th
Infantry. Entered service at:------. Birth: Pennsylvania Bucks County, Pa.
Citation: While carrying the regimental colors on the retreat he returned to face the advancing enemy, flag in hand, and saved the other color, which would otherwise have been captured,
, 31 May 1962 Fair Oaks, Va.
Date of issue: 12 May 1894.
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