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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 1843 Boston, Massachusetts.  d. 13/09/1923 Boston, Massachusetts.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 25/06/1876 Little Big Horn River, Montana.

 

Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the US Army at Cincinnati, Ohio. He served as a Sergeant in Company C, 7th US Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for action at the Little Big Horn River, Montana on June 25, 1876.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

"Recaptured, singlehandedly, and without orders, within the enemy's lines and under a galling fire lasting some 20 minutes, a stampeded pack mule loaded with ammunition".

 

BURIAL LOCATION: HOLY CROSS CEMETERY, MALDEN, MASSACHUSETTS.

Section Pine Avenue, grave 34 West

Richard P Hanley

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