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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b.  22/07/1849 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. d. 12/10/1926 Washington DC

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 28/04/1876 Fort Hartsuff, Nebraska.

 

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Army during the Wars with the Plains Indians as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 23rd United States Regular Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery near Fort Hartsuff, Nebraska, on April 28, 1876.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Voluntarily, and with most conspicuous gallantry, charged with 3 men upon 6 Indians who were entrenched upon a hillside.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.

Section 1, Lot 135-B-WH

Charles Pettit Heath Heyl

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