William Butler: Deserving the Medal of Honor for WWI

The headline of the Baltimore Afro-American took note, “Trenton Has Nothing on Salisbury.” And the newspaper boasted, “Trenton, New Jersey, may have her Needham Roberts, but it takes Salisbury, Maryland, to produce a William Butler. Roberts had his comrade, Henry Johnson, to help him in repulsing a raiding party of Germans, but Butler took care …

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