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William Stone Hubbell
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Born: April 19, 1837(1837-04-19)
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Died: August 28, 1930 (aged 93)
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Allegiance: United States of America
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Branch: United States Army
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Rank: Captain
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Unit: 21st Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Regiment
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Battles: American Civil War
*Battle of Chaffin's Farm
Awards: Medal of Honor
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William Stone Hubbell (April 19, 1837 – August 28, 1930) was a United States Army captain during the American Civil War, and a recipient of the Medal of Honor.

Biography[]

Hubbell entered army service at North Stonington (New London County), Connecticut.[1]

Captain Hubbell served in Company A of the 21st Connecticut Infantry[2] at the Battle of Chaffin's Farm. In that battle on September 30, 1864, at Fort Harrison, Virginia, he led out a small flanking party, engaged a Confederate force and at great risk captured a large number of prisoners.[3] For this action, Hubbell was awarded the Medal of Honor on June 13, 1894.[1]

William Stone Hubbell died on August 28, 1930. He is buried in Indian Hill Cemetery, Middletown, Connecticut.[4]

Medal of Honor citation[]

Rank and organization: Captain, Company A, 21st Connecticut Infantry. Place and date: At Fort Harrison, Va., September 30, 1864. Entered service at: North Stonington, Conn. Born: April 19, 1837, Wolcottville, Conn. Date of issue: June 13, 1894.

Citation:

Led out a small flanking party and by a clash and at great risk captured a large number of prisoners.

See also[]

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  • List of Medal of Honor recipients
  • List of American Civil War Medal of Honor recipients: G–L
  • William Spring Hubbell (1801–1873), American politician, congressman from New York

Notes[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Civil War Medal of Honor Recipients (A-L)". Medal of Honor citations. United States Army Center of Military History. August 6, 2009. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/civwaral.html. Retrieved July 1, 2010. 
  2. Secretary of State, State of Connecticut
  3. Home of Heroes
  4. Find-A-Grave
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