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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1836 Lewistown, Pennsylvania.  d. 02/02/1916 Derry Township, Pennsylvania.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 29/09/1872 Red River, Texas.

 

Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Farrier in the United States Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Private in Company F, 4th US Cavalry for action on September 29, 1872 at Red River, Texas.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantry in action with Indians.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: SAINT MARK'S CEMETERY, LEWISTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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William Rankin

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