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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 1852 ? d. 15/09/1913 Baltimore, Maryland.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 29/09/1879 Milk Creek, Colorado.

 

He served as a Blacksmith in the United States Army in Troop D, 5th U.S. Cavalry. We was awarded the CMOH for action on September 29, 1879 at Milk Creek, Colorado.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

With nine others voluntarily attacked and captured a strong position held by Indians.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: LOUDON PARK NATIONAL CEMETERY, BALTIMORE, MARYLAND.

Post Section Grave 896

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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