of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
SURLES, WILLIAM H.
Rank and Organization: Private, Company G, 2d Ohio Infantry. Place and Date:
At Perryville, Ky., 8 October 1862. Entered Service At: Steubenville, Ohio. Born:
24 February 1845, Steubenville, Ohio. Date Of Issue: 19 August 1891.
In the hottest part of the fire he stepped in front of his colonel to shield him from
the enemy's fire.
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