Thursday, May 7, 2015

William Wallace Noyes Medal of Honor

Thanks to Paul Noyes for sharing this family information

W W Noyes Birth: 04/23/1846, Montpelier, VT Death: 07/01/1910 Burial: Cutler Cemetery, East Montpelier, VT Son of William Noyes and Miranda Guernsey
Grandson of William Noyes and Hannah Hadley
Gr Grandson of Stephen Noyes and Phebe Noyes
Son of Moses Noyes and Susannah Noyes
Rank and Organization: Private, Co. F, 2nd Vermont Infantry.
Place and date: Spotsylvania, VA, 12 May 1864.
Entered service at: Montpelier.
Born: 23 Apr 1846, Montpelier.
Died: 1 Jul 1910.
Buried: Cutler Cemetery, East Montpelier, VT
Date of Issue: 22 Mar 1892.
Citation: Standing upon the top of the breastworks, deliberately took aim and fired no less than 15 shots into the enemy's lines, but a few yards away.
St. Johnsbury Caledonian-Record July 6, 1910  Wallace Noyes, a carpenter, was instantly killed Friday at Montpelier by falling from a roof of the Blanchard building to the roof of the Capitol Hardware Co., a distance of 45 feet. He was working busily and did not realize that he was near the end of the roof moving backwards. He was a Civil war veteran and had recently moved from Calais to Montpelier. Vermont Civil War Cemetery 

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