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Samuel Woodfill Commemoration

Friday, October 12, 2018

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About The Event

Join the Indiana World War I Centennial Committee in commemorating and honoring Hoosier WWI hero Samuel Woodfill in Madison, IN.

Praised as “Outstanding” by AEF commander General John Pershing,1 Samuel Woodfill would be resoundingly praised as a hero following his return from Europe after World War I. For his bravery and heroism, he would receive the Medal of Honor as well as numerous other military honors both from the United States and several European nations. Though Woodfill reportedly disliked publicity, Indiana’s war hero would receive no shortage of it as he met with presidents, was given a standing ovation in Congress, and was chosen by General Pershing to represent the Army’s infantry as a pall bearer in the burial of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. Renowned for his incredible feats as a soldier and remarkable humility as a hero, the Outstanding Soldier of the First World War is considered to this day to be one of Indiana’s greatest war heroes.

More details to come about this exciting event!


Contact : WorldWarICentennial@iara.in.gov
Category: Commemoration & Memorial Events, indiana

 

Location : Madison, IN

Madison, IN,


 

 

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