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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 03/02/1866 Paulding County, Ohio. d. 27/05/1939 Beebe, Arkansas.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 29/12/1890 Wounded Knee, South Dakota.

 

Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Sergeant in the United States Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Private in Company E, 1st US Artillery for action at Wounded Knee Creek, South Dakota on December 29, 1890.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Went to the rescue of the commanding officer who had fallen severely wounded, picked him up, and carried him out of range of the hostile guns.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: GUM SPRINGS CEMETERY, SEARCY, ARKANSAS.

on SR267, south of Booth Rd

Joshua Byron Hartzog

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