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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 12/11/1849 Lake County, Illinois.  d. 11/06/1924 Washington DC.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 26/04/1872 Platte River, Nebraska.

 

Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the US Army at St Louis, Missouri. He served as a First Sergeant in Company B, 3rd US Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for action on April 26, 1872 at Loupe Fork of the Platte River, Nebraska.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantry in action.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ROSE HILL CEMETERY, FREDERICKSBURG, IOWA.

Section C, Row 20, Lot 114

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Leroy H Vokes

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