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William Rufus Shafter (October 16, 1835 – November 12, 1906) was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War who received America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions at the Battle of Fair Oaks. Shafter also played a prominent part as a major general in the Spanish–American War. Fort Shafter, Hawaii, is named for him, as well as the city of Shafter, California and the ghost town of Shafter, Texas. He was nicknamed Pecos Bill.

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  • William Rufus Shafter (October 16, 1835 – November 12, 1906) was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War who received America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions at the Battle of Fair Oaks. Shafter also played a prominent part as a major general in the Spanish–American War. Fort Shafter, Hawaii, is named for him, as well as the city of Shafter, California and the ghost town of Shafter, Texas. He was nicknamed Pecos Bill.
  • William Rufus Shafter (Galesburg, Michigan, EE.UU., 16 de octubre de 1835 - San Francisco, California, EE.UU., 12 de noviembre de 1906) fue un oficial del Ejército de la Unión durante la Guerra Civil, quien recibió la máxima condecoración de Estados Unidos, la medalla de Honor, por sus acciones en la Batalla de Fair Oaks. Shafter también jugó un papel destacado como general-mayor en la Guerra Hispano-Estadounidense. Fuerte Shafter, Hawaii, lleva su nombre, así como la ciudad de Shafter, California. Era conocido informalmente como "Pecos Bill".
  • William Rufus Shafter est un major général américain, il est né le 16 octobre 1835 et est décédé le 12 novembre 1906. Il a participé à la guerre de Sécession comme officier dans l'armée de l'Union, il a reçu la médaille Medal of Honor pour son participation durant la bataille de Fair Oaks et Darbytown Road. Il a participé à la guerre hispano-américaine en tant que major général. Le Fort Shafter, à Hawaï et la localité de Shafter, en Californie, portent son nom. Son surnom était 'Peco Bill'.
  • Giovane combattente nordista durante la guerra di secessione americana, ebbe nel 1898 il comando delle operazioni rivolte alla presa di Santiago di Cuba, la quale capitolò sotto la pinta di Shafter e del suo miglior ammiraglio, William T. Sampson.
  • William Rufus Shafter (16 de outubro de 1835 - 12 de novembro de 1906) foi um oficial do Exército da União durante a Guerra Civil Americana que recebeu a mais alta condecoração militar dos Estados Unidos, a Medalha de Honra, por suas ações na Batalha de Fair Oaks. Shafter também desempenhou um papel proeminente como um general na Guerra Hispano-americana. Fort Shafter, Havaí, foi nomeada em sua homenagem, assim como a cidade de Shafter, Califórnia e a cidade-fantasma de Shafter, Texas.
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