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b. 1837 Boston, Massachusetts. d. 17/04/1887 Washington DC.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 1872-1873 Arizona Territory.

 

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1837, he served as a Sergeant in Company M, 1st Cavalry, US Army. During the winter campaign of (1872-73), Sergeant Osborn distinguished himself in several battles with hostile Apache Indians in the Arizona Territory.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantry against the Apaches.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: US SOLDIERS HOME NATIONAL CEMETERY, WASHINGTON DC.

Section K, Lot 6512

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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William Osborne

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