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b. 13/08/1851 Boston, Massachusetts.  d. 30/09/1877 Montana.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 10/1876 AND 08/01/1877 Montana.

 

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was killed in action. His true name was John Haddo, Jr. He has an "In memory of" marker at Ft Gibson National Cemetery. He died at Bear Paw Mountain, Montana, and was buried in a mass grave at Custer Battlefield National Cemetery in Crow Agency,Montana. He served as a Corporal in the United States Army in Company B, 5th US Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action at Cedar Creek, etc., Montana during October 1876 and January 8, 1877.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

"Gallantry in action."

 

BURIAL LOCATION: CUSTERNATIONAL CEMETERY, CROW AGENCY, MONTANA.

Mass grave (Section B, Site 3)

John Haddoo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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HADDOO GRAVE