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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1849 Stuttgart, Germany. d. 18/01/1907 Germany.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 12/09/1874 Washita River, Texas.

 

Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the US Army at Brooklyn, NY and served as a Private in Company A, 6th US Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for action at the Washita River, Texas on September 12, 1874. His citation reads "While carrying dispatches was attacked by 125 hostile Indians, whom he and his comrades fought throughout the day".

 

MOH CITATION:

 

While carrying dispatches was attacked by 125 hostile Indians, whom he and his comrades fought throughout the day

 

BURIAL LOCATION: FRIEDHOF VON ROTTENMUNSTER, ROTTWEIL, GERMANY.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Peter Paul Roth

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