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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 25/04/1845 Washington County, Pennsylvania. d. 17/09/1919 Vancouver, Washington.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 25/03/1873 Turret Mountain, Arizona.

 

Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Entered the service at Cincinnati, Ohio and served as a First Sergeant in Company A, 5th U.S. Cavalry. At Turret Mountain, Arizona on March 25 1873 he showed gallantry in action against hostile Indians. His citation was issued on August 12, 1875.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantry in action.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: FORT VANCOUVER MILITARY CEMETERY, VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON.

Section 4, Row W, Grave 650

James Madison Hill

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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