b. 1836 County Kilkenny, Ireland. d. 08/09/1896 St Louis, Missouri.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 21/10/1876 to 08/01/1877 Cedar Creek, Montana.
Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Ireland, he served as a Private, in Company G, 5th U.S. Infantry. On the dates between October 21, 1876 to January 8, 1877, Trooper Ryan performed gallantly in actions against hostile Indians at Cedar Creek, Montana. For bravery in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on April 27, 1877 and later achieved the rank of Sergeant.
For bravery in the face of the enemy
BURIAL LOCATION: JEFFERSON BARRACKS NATIONAL CEMETERY, ST LOUIS, MISSOURI.
Section 59, Grave 11715
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