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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 05/06/1872 Long Prairie, Minnesota. d. 28/05/1943 Valley City, North Dakota.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 16/05/1899 San Isidro, Philippines.

 

A United States Army soldier received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Philippine–American War on May 16, 1899 with 29 other members of Young's Scout. He was one of thirteen members of Young's Scouts who were awarded the Medal of Honor between May 13–16, 1899.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

With 21 other scouts charged across a burning bridge, under heavy fire, and completely routed 600 of the enemy who were entrenched in a strongly fortified position.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: NORTH DAKOTA VETERANS CEMETERY, MANDAN, NORTH DAKOTA.

Sec C, Site 437

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charles P Davis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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