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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. ? Arizona. d. ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 1872-73 Apache Wars.

 

An Apache born in Arizona, Blanquet served as a scout for General George Crook during the Apache Wars. For his participation in campaigns through the winter of 1872–1873, he was awarded the Medal of Honor two years later, on April 12, 1875.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallant conduct during campaigns and engagements with Apaches.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN.

 

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