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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 11/12/1877 Coffey County, Kansas. d. 20/02/1923 Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 28/09/1899 Porac, Luzon, Philippines.

 

A United States Army officer who received the Medal of Honor for actions on September 28, 1899 during the Philippine-American War. He later obtained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He had previously been promoted from Corporal after being awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for actions on April 26, 1899. Colonel Ferguson is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Charged alone a body of the enemy and captured a captain.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.

Section 3, Lot 4016

 

Arthur Medworth Ferguson

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