William Othello Wilson Photo

William Othello Wilson

Born: Sep 16, 1867

Birthplace: Hagerstown

Nationality: United States

William Othello Wilson

Date of Birth : Sep 16, 1867
Birth Place : Hagerstown

William Othello Wilson was a corporal in the United States Army's 9th Cavalry. He is noted for having received the Medal of Honor. Wilson joined the Army from Saint Paul, Minnesota in August 1889. He earned the Medal of Honor on December 17, 1891 for "Bravery" voluntarily, for successfully carrying a message to the battalion commander at the Pine Ridge Indian Agency in South Dakota.

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