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Mason and Imani

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Mason and Imani
William H. Carney
William was generalized as the first african american to receive the Medal of Honor for his valor actions. The fact that he was shot in the shoulders, arms, legs, and the face, really amazed me. While he was fighting for our country, he was also fighting for his life.
Similarities
William Carney & Mary Walker


They both were in the Civil War
Both awarded in the 1900s
They were both born in the 1800s
They both died in the 1900s
They were both born in Virginia
Differences

William was a Sergeant & Mary was a Medical Surgeon
President Woodrow Wilson awarded Mary the Medal of honor. William was awarded by President William Mckinley
She was the first woman to receive the medal, while he was the first African American to receive it
Out of both, he was the only one injured.
He was born into slavery and did not have an education. While she had an education.
Mary Edwrds Walker
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Medal of Honor
In the war Mary showed her courage by trying to heal people on the enemy line. It inspired me because she was the first and only woman to receive the medal of honor.
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