Who was Seaman York?

I think the person you are looking for is Sergent York. SGT York was a Tennesse hillbilly that was drafted into WWI. He had no interest in fighting and had religious objections. Despite this, he did the best he could. He was awarded the medal of honor for single handedly taking down a German held area. This is very abreviated, and his story deserves a much better telling. Check him out on the net or in many books.