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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1847 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  d. 22/12/1895 ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 28/03/1872 Colorado Valley, Texas.

                                            29/09/1872 Red River, Texas.

 

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the United States Army as a sergeant, and he was from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was awarded two Medals of Honor for action at Colorado Valley, Texas, on March 28, 1872, during the Indian Campaigns, and at Red River, Texas, on September 29, 1872, during the Indian Campaigns.

 

MOH CITATIONS:

 

In pursuit of a band of cattle thieves from New Mexico.

 

Distinguished conduct in action with Indians.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO NATIONAL CEMETERY, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA.

Section WS, Grave 527, Row 28

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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