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Black, William Perkins

Born: 1842 AD
Died: 1916 AD
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1842 – William Perkins Black was born on the 11th of November. American lawyer and civil war veteran.

         – He served as a Captain in the Union Army in Company K, 37th Illinois Infantry.

1862 – Awarded America’s highest military decoration the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Pea Ridge, Arkansas on March 7th.

1886 – Chief defense lawyer for all eight defendants in Haymarket Affair trial.

1916 – Black died on 3rd of January at the age of 74.

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