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Sgt. William Carney, Medal of Honor Recipient

Date:
C. 1900
Exhibit Description:
Photograph of Sergeant William Carney of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry, around the time he received the Medal of Honor for saving the American flag during the Second Battle of Fort Wagner in 1863.
Source:
Library of Congress
Attribution Statement:
Courtesy of the Library of Congress
Source URL:
https://www.loc.gov/item/97506080/
Exhibit Tags:
William Carney, photographs, Library of Congress, 54th Mass. Infantry Regiment, and Civil War