The flag was saved

3 April 2020

William H Paul was a 17 year old Private in Company E of the 90th Pennsylvania Infantry when he fought to protect and carry his unit’s colors at Antietam on 17 September 1862. His actions are described in his own words on this page from Beyer & Keydel’s Deeds of Valor: How America’s Heroes Won the Medal of Honor (1901) – he was awarded the Medal in 1896.

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