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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
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.


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.


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


  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. Retrieved July 1, 2010. 
  2. Secretary of State, State of Connecticut
  3. Home of Heroes
  4. Find-A-Grave