12. William Harvey Carney
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How do you think William Harvey Carney felt when he was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions at Fort Wagner: accomplished, proud, joyful, or something else?
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In May of 1900, William Harvey Carney received the Medal of Honor for the extraordinary actions he carried out while carrying out the assault of Fort Wagner, South Carolina as a part of the African American 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.